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Aliasing in Spring

Kunal Lakhani
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What is the advantage of aliasing beans in spring?

Jeanne Boyarsky
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One reason I can think of is if you are reusing different jars/components and they require different names. For example, suppose on needs a "abcDatasource" and the other needs a "defDataSource." You want to refer to the same bean and only declare it once. Aliasing solves this problem.

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