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Re: Freeing of resources

Ashwin Tadepalli

Joined: Feb 01, 2001
Posts: 27
I have a qusetion about freeing of resources when I am using JDBC code.My application works pretty well for sometime and after sometime it behaves in a weird manner.Basically my application involves servlets talking to backend database and retreiving the results back.To remedy for the solution I have to restart my application server and you know what it works pretty well this time.In my JDBC code I did not close my statement but I did close my connection and it works fine.Also I am using the CreateStatement() in a try block.Is it advisable to use it there or put it before the try statement,could anyone please let me know of what exactly is happening here.
Thanking you,
Angela Lamb
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Joined: Feb 22, 2001
Posts: 156
You need to close your result sets and statements or the database resources will eventually be used up. This is usually done in a finally block.
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