This week's book giveaways are in the Refactoring and Agile forums. We're giving away four copies each of Re-engineering Legacy Software and Docker in Action and have the authors on-line! See this thread and this one for details.
What does 'PROVIDER_URL'? Is it necessary to add this piece of information in getConnection() method? Currently I'm using Weblogic 8.1 server. How can I make this information as generic i.e. it can be used any knd of container.