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In this series of articles (and videos), you’ll learn the basics of Java Database Connectivity. This article focuses on what a JDBC driver is and how to open and safely close database connections. The next articles talk about executing database queries and using connection pools. The source code is available on [GitHub](https://github.com/mariadb-developers/java-quickstart/tree/main/jdbc) with each part in independent Maven projects.