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Dummy operation to check integrity

shri Sonparote
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Joined: May 07, 2007
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I want to know the any dummy operation which will check integrity.
I don't want execute query .I am using isReadOnly() and isclosed() but they can't check integrity of connection.
So any body please tellme any lightweight operation to check integrity.

Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
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Why don't you want to run a query? It could be a "dummy" query. For example, in Oracle you could do a query on the dual table which doesn't result in a table scan.

I don't know of a way of checking a connection is good without actually connecting. You could do a query on table structure/metadata, but that is likely to take longer than running a tiny query.

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