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Why do we need JNDI

Pankaj Patro
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Joined: Apr 20, 2005
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Generally JNDI does binding a object with name, and we looks for that object through a particular name.

But why we cant go directly to that object andassociate where it is required, insteded of making a JNDI look up.

Pankaj Lochna Patro

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Pankaj Patro
Paul Sturrock

Joined: Apr 14, 2004
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Because it might not exist in the JVM you attempt to access it from. JEE applications can be distributed, resources bound in JNDI are available to everything that has access to the namespace.

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