Java Database Connectivity is an application program interface to connect programs written in Java to the data in popular databases. Whereas programs written for Microsoft, Windows, UNIX, OS/2, and Macintosh platforms often use the Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) standard, programs written in Java use JDBC.

Job Aid
Often generated in paper or electronic format, job aids are used to relieve the learner from relying on memory to remember a skill (typically a procedure).