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One Connection is sufficient?

Kousik Majumder
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Joined: Sep 30, 2007
Posts: 234
Hi all,

I have a query about jdbc that whether a(one) connection is enough for an application.
If not why?
And why do I need multiple connection for an application?


Thanks in Advance,
Jan Cumps

Joined: Dec 20, 2006
Posts: 2522

If your application only needs one connection, then one connection is sufficient.
A single user application that does no parallel processing might only need one connection.

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Jeanne Boyarsky
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Kousik Majumder wrote:And why do I need multiple connection for an application?

Expanding on Jan's reply: Suppose you are running and have tons of users. Do you want them waiting on the single connection. The same idea for this site. Do you want to wait in a queue with everyone who wants to post. That would make things unbearably slow!

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