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Single Connection Instance

Timothy Sam
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Joined: Sep 18, 2005
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Hi guys! Could you please evaluate some problems regarding having only a single Connection instance in your app? The app is intended to be used by the public and let's say we're having 5 visitors per second who are simultaneuosly accessing the site? Thanks!

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Jeanne Boyarsky
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The main problem is that your connection becomes the bottleneck. Typically several things are going on at once in a web app and you don't want to process users one at a time. People typically use connection pooling to avoid this problem.

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