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Hi all, I have a simple application. I'm trying to connect to my udb database thru the datasource defined on my local websphere server. The code is below. Initially I was getting a ClasscastException at the line 'ds = (DataSource) obj' . After several trials I included the database implementation jars in the websphere directory in the java app's classpath and it worked.
My question here is does my java application go to my server for getting the connection or after getting the datasource instance, the connection happens locally? To test this, I terminated my server after getting the datasource reference by lookup (my java app in debug mode) and then executed the ds.getconnection(). It worked and so I think the connection is obtained locally. So does this connection be in a pool??
Can somebody elaborate what is happening here??
Properties props = new Properties(); props.put(javax.naming.Context.INITIAL_CONTEXT_FACTORY, DAOConstants.WS_INITIAL_CTX_FACTORY); props.put(javax.naming.Context.PROVIDER_URL,"iiop://localhost:2809/");
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