Comments on: No JDBC based data retrieval in Java applications – RESTstyle, JSON formatted HTTP based interaction from Java to Database Friends of Oracle and Java Wed, 24 Jun 2015 09:59:44 +0000 hourly 1 By: Gerton ten Ham Mon, 31 Jan 2011 19:17:16 +0000 I am not sure how this approach avoid issues with firewall and other network complications. It does not sound good, security and performance wise, to expose a database directly via an internet protocol like http?