This week's giveaway is in the EJB and other Java EE Technologies forum. We're giving away four copies of EJB 3 in Action and have Debu Panda, Reza Rahman, Ryan Cuprak, and Michael Remijan on-line! See this thread for details.
Not only is it a bad practice to use Struts to access your database, in version 1.3.8, it's not even possible. The Struts datasource utility that was available in previous versions has been removed from version 1.3.8.