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Connection Pooling with Struts

Alec Lee
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I am a bit confused with this. Is Struts controller supporting connection pooling (thru dbcp)? Is this the same as the connection pooling facilities of tomcat? If I configured <data-sources> in struts-config.xml, does that mean I have connection pooling for my Action class already? Do I need to touch any connection pooling configuration of tomcat?

Thx for any advice.
sreenath reddy
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Struts as such doesnt provide any connection pooling ............u should have ur pooling class or use some third party tool like apache pooling utility
Alec Lee
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So what is happening behind the scene when I insert the <data-sources> tag in struts-config.xml?
<data-source type="org.apache.commons.dbcp.BasicDataSource">
<set-property property="driverClassName" value="com.mysql.jdbc.Driver"/>
<set-property property="url" value=".."/>
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