Establishing a Connection
Creating a JDBC Data Source
You can create a JDBC data source to connect from your Java application. Creating a JDBC data source based on the CData JDBC Driver for Microsoft Bing consists of three basic steps:
- Add the driver JAR file to the classpath. The JAR file is located in the lib subfolder of the installation directory. Note that the .lic file must be located in the same folder as the JAR file.
- Provide the driver class. For example:
- Provide the JDBC URL. For example:
jdbc:bing:APIKey=abc123; or jdbc:cdata:bing:APIKey=abc123;
The second format above can be used whenever there is a conflict in your application between drivers using the same URL format to ensure you are using the CData driver. The URL must start with either "jdbc:bing:" or "jdbc:cdata:bing:" and can include any of the connection properties in name-value pairs separated with semicolons.
Connecting to Microsoft BingTo connect to Microsoft Bing, set the APIKey. To obtain the API key, sign into Microsoft Cognitive Services and register for the Bing Search APIs.
After you register, a list of endpoints and two keys are generated; you may use either one for the APIKey. You can use the APIVersion property to specify the API version you are connecting to. The possible values are 'V5' and 'V7'. The default value is 'V7'.