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Open source connection pools

Danish Shaukat
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Joined: Nov 16, 1999
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Hi !
I'm looking for a good open source jdbc connection pool for using in my java application. If anyone knows where I can find one, please lemme know.
Gregg Bolinger
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Is this a java application or a Web App? The reason I ask is because I don't think there is a need for a connection pool in a stand alone application. Each client gets there own connection anyway and the Pool would be supporting 1 person.
With a Web App, most App Servers will have their own Connection Pooling libraries.
So I guess the first thing is clarifying what you are doing with your app, and then we can help better.

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Danish Shaukat
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Joined: Nov 16, 1999
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Hi !
Thanks for replying.
Its a web-based application.I am using Servlets & JSP. I am using Tomcat 4.1 for developing/testing Servlets/JSP.
David O'Meara

Joined: Mar 06, 2001
Posts: 13459

This is a Google directory containing links to a number of Pooling mechanisms. Some of them are free.
The definition of 'good' is another thing entirely
I agree. Here's the link:
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