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detecting a database behind a website

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There is a website I know using Java with an Apache server and I would like to know what type of database they are using.

Is there a way to get this information?
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Scott Fell,  EE MVE earned 1200 total points
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Hopefully not.

You can use http://builtwith.com/ and maybe get some clues.  

The db should be behind the scenes and managed from serverside code so you would never see the connection.
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As Scott said, hopefully not.  If you can then the site is poorly designed.

I would suggest contacting the site and asking them what they use.  Most places will tell you information like that in my experience.
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kinda what I thought. Thanks for confirmation.
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