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Result Sets and Closing Connections

Dale DeMott
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Can you normally retrieve your recordset, close your connection and still get your data from the record set? Just curious. Is this normal for all connections?


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Jamie Robertson
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Originally posted by Dale DeMott:
Can you normally retrieve your recordset, close your connection and still get your data from the record set? Just curious. Is this normal for all connections?

negative on that one. Connection.close() calls the close methods on all associated statements which in turn calls the close() method on any resultsets associated with the statement.
The result is a closed resultset when you close it's underlying connection.
To avoid this, save your resultset to an arraylist or other Collection, then close the connection and resultset and use the collection.
Jamie
Dale DeMott
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Thanks! Great explanation!
 
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