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sai prasanna
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hi all,

what is meant by connection pool and how we will configure connection pool in tomcat 5.5
thanks in advance
saiprasanna
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Sai,
A connection pool is a group of database connections managed by the server. The code asks for a connection from the datasource and the server supplies one. This allows more users to share datasources which is a better use of resources and faster.

OnJava has a good article describing the configuration.


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