org.apache.cayenne.dba
Interface DbAdapterFactory

All Known Implementing Classes:
DB2Sniffer, DerbySniffer, FrontBaseSniffer, H2Sniffer, HSQLDBSniffer, IngresSniffer, MySQLSniffer, OpenBaseSniffer, OracleSniffer, PostgresSniffer, SQLiteSniffer, SQLServerSniffer, SybaseSniffer

public interface DbAdapterFactory

Defines a conditional factory for a specific DbAdapter. Note that the factory can potentially return different (or differently configured) DbAdapters for the same database based on version information and other metadata.

Since:
1.2

Method Summary
 DbAdapter createAdapter(DatabaseMetaData md)
          Returns an instance of DbAdapter if the factory detects that it knows how to handle the database.
 

Method Detail

createAdapter

DbAdapter createAdapter(DatabaseMetaData md)
                        throws SQLException
Returns an instance of DbAdapter if the factory detects that it knows how to handle the database. Returns null if the database is not known to the factory, thus allowing multiple factories to be chained.

Throws:
SQLException


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