JDBC insert multiple rows

I am now using batch:

String query = "INSERT INTO table (id, name, value) VALUES (?, ?, ?)";
PreparedStatement ps = connection.prepareStatement(query);            
for (Record record : records) {
    ps.setInt(1, record.id);
    ps.setString(2, record.name);
    ps.setInt(3, record.value);

I am just wondering if the above code is equivalent to the following code. If not, which is faster?

String query = "INSERT INTO table (id, name, value) VALUES ";
for (Record record : records) {
    query += "(" + record.id + ",'" + record.name + "'," + record.value + "),";
query = query.substring(1, query.length() - 1);
PreparedStatement ps = connection.prepareStatement(query);


First of all, with query string concatenation you not only lose the type conversion native to PreparedStatement methods, but you also get vulnerable to malicious code being executed in the database.

Second, PreparedStatements are previously cached in the very database itself, and this already gives a very good performance improvement over plain Statements.

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