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Arjun Reddy
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Hi,

I have a basic question. Every time we write JDBC Code, is it better that we do Connection.setAutoCommit(false); at the beginning and at the end, do, Connection.commit(); Connection.setAutoCommit(true) and close the connection?

Thanks.
[ June 27, 2008: Message edited by: Arjun Reddy ]

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Campbell Ritchie
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Yes, but it is probably better still to use a transaction, which does all that sort of thing implicitly. Also a transaction will roll back your database if an error occurs.
Maybe better again to use a stored procedure which embodies a transaction.
 
 
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