Update data in MS SQL Server in Java

This short article shows you the simplest way to update data into MS SQL Server using Java.

To get the connection object, you can refer to https://chanmingman.wordpress.com/2015/04/25/read-ms-sql-database-recordset-in-java/ and https://chanmingman.wordpress.com/2015/04/26/insert-data-to-ms-sql-server-in-java/.

The method to update a row as follow.

public static void UpdateProduct(Connection con) {

    String UpdateSQL = “UPDATE [dbo].[Products]\n”

            + ”   SET [ProductName] = ‘Toys for kids’\n”

            + ” WHERE ProductID = 88″;


    Statement stmt = null;


    try {

        stmt = con.createStatement();


    } catch (Exception e) {




You can also download a single project (for NetBean) from http://onedrive.com. The sample file name is mssqlconnecturl.zip. My MSN ID is chanmmn@hotmail.com.


About chanmingman

Since March 2011 Microsoft Live Spaces migrated to Wordpress (http://www.pcworld.com/article/206455/Microsoft_Live_Spaces_Moves_to_WordPress_An_FAQ.html) till now, I have is over 1 million viewers. This blog is about more than 50% telling you how to resolve error messages, especial for Microsoft products. The blog also has a lot of guidance teaching you how to get stated certain Microsoft technologies. The blog also uses as a help to keep my memory. The blog is never meant to give people consulting services or silver bullet solutions. It is a contribution to the community. Thanks for your support over the years. Ming Man is Microsoft MVP since year 2006. He is a software development manager for a multinational company. With 25 years of experience in the IT field, he has developed system using Clipper, COBOL, VB5, VB6, VB.NET, Java and C #. He has been using Visual Studio (.NET) since the Beta back in year 2000. He and the team have developed many projects using .NET platform such as SCM, and HR based applications. He is familiar with the N-Tier design of business application and is also an expert with database experience in MS SQL, Oracle and AS 400.
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