JDBC is a specification for an API. The API allows platform-independent Java applications to access Teradata Database using SQL and external stored procedures.
The JDBC API provides a standard set of interfaces for:
Teradata JDBC Driver provides access to Teradata Database using the Java language. Teradata JDBC Driver is a type 4 (pure Java) JDBC Driver. It is a set of Java classes that use TCP/IP to communicate directly with Teradata Database.