How to Convert MM/DD/YYYY format to YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS in Java

How to Convert MM/DD/YYYY format Date to DB Format which is YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS  using Java

//Required Imports

import java.sql.Timestamp;
import java.text.SimpleDateFormat;
import java.util.Date;

//Define outputDate variable
Timestamp outputDate = null;
 //input datestring in MM/DD/YYYY format 
String inputDate = "05/16/2013";
try {    
//create a simpledateformat object to read the input date
 SimpleDateFormat fromDate = new SimpleDateFormat("MM/dd/yyyy");
//create one more simpledateformat object to write output date
 SimpleDateFormat toDBFormat = new SimpleDateFormat("yyyy-MM-dd");
//Parse Input Date to Output format as a String
 String reformattedStr = toDBFormat.format(fromDate.parse(inputDate));
//Now Convert the string to Date
 Date parsedDate = toDBFormat.parse(reformattedStr);
//Now finally convert the Date to Timestamp format which is equivalent to MySQL Format
 transactionDate = new java.sql.Timestamp(parsedDate.getTime());
}catch(Exception e) {

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