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Difference in Connection Strings for the same DB(Oracle 9i)

michell rosvlet
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Joined: May 22, 2009
Posts: 23
When I connect to Oracle 9i using Eclipse I use the connection string as follows


And when using WSAD I use
Why can't I connect using the First connection String in my WSAD?

Fatih Keles
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Joined: Sep 01, 2005
Posts: 182
First one is a jdbc string, second one is tnsnames entry string. I barely know nothing about WSAD but jdbc approach is the one that is common in java world. tnsnames support may be an implementation detail specific to vendor(IBM).

What difference does it make?

Regards,

Fatih.
 
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