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Cherry Mathew
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Joined: Dec 26, 2000
Posts: 159
Hi,
I ned to do a database connection pooling in my project.
i need to develop the project for web environment and also as an application.
my first questuion is if i use a connection pool where will i get the connection in a sevlet in the init() method or the servic() method.
is it advicable to have it in the service method?
Will i get ready code for connection pooling and from where?
What are the issues i need to take care when developing the connection pool
Cherry
Frank Lin
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Joined: Jan 26, 2001
Posts: 76
You should put it in the service() method in order to effectively use connection pool.
Check the servlet forum on Javaranch, you would find more info there.
Karthik Guru
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Joined: Mar 06, 2001
Posts: 1209
you can probably check this out..sample connection pool code. http://www.webdevelopersjournal.com/columns/connection_pool.html
I w'd probably put it in the init() method.
I don't know why it s'd be initialised in the service().
init() w'd be called when u load the servlet through the web server. So i guess all initialisation can go there?
cheers,
karthik.
 
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