* FILE NAME:  Html2Long.java     TITLE: Import HTML into a LONG
* AUTHOR:  Ken North, Ken North Computing, LLC
*      This is an example of reading a text file (HTML) and storing it in
*      a LONG using the Oracle thin JDBC driver. 
*      From XML, Java, and Database Magic (Prentice-Hall, 1999)
* Copyright (c) Kendall E. North II, 1999. All rights reserved. Reproduction
* or translation of this work beyond that permitted in Section 117 of the
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import java.sql.*;
import java.io.*;

class Html2Long
  public static void main (String args [])
       throws SQLException, ClassNotFoundException, IOException

                              // load the Oracle driver
    Class.forName ("oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver");
                              // specify the connection URL
    String url = "jdbc:oracle:thin:@burns:1521:magic";

                             //   connect to data source
    Connection conn = DriverManager.getConnection(url,"north","north2");

                            // create JDBC Statement for SQL statement
    Statement stmt = conn.createStatement ();

                            // DROP the existing boilerplate table
      stmt.execute ("DROP TABLE boilerplate");
    catch (SQLException e)
                           // catch and ignore table not found exception

                           // CREATE the biolerplate table to store HTML boilerplate
    stmt.execute ("CREATE TABLE boilerplate (bp_ident VARCHAR2 (128), bp_data LONG)");

                           // read from HTML file using input stream
    File file = new File ("moreinfo.htm");
    InputStream istr = new FileInputStream ("moreinfo.htm");

                           // Do a prepared INSERT into the bp_data column
    PreparedStatement pstmt = conn.prepareStatement 
          ("INSERT INTO boilerplate (bp_data, bp_ident) VALUES (?, ?)");

    pstmt.setAsciiStream (1, istr, (int)file.length ());
    pstmt.setString (2, "PrimeFacilities");
    pstmt.execute ();

                        // close connection, statement

    if (pstmt != null)

    if (conn != null)