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what is the advantage of using JTATransactionFactory over default JDBCTransactionFactory ?
I mean in hibernate config file, we can set hibernate.transaction.factory_class to org.hibernate.transaction.JTATransactionFactory else it will use default org.hibernate.transaction.JDBCTransactionFactory.
Please clarify on the advantage of one over the other.
I was reading that before. What I didnt understand is, say If I have a J2EE server (Jboss) and I am running a non-EJB application,
then does picking either one of JDBCTransactionFactory / JTATransactionFactory will make any difference ?
Thanks. When you say "if your application needs to handle transactions across multiple resources", does multiple resources mean,
some other resource parallel to a database connection (jdbc) ? do I understand it correctly ?
Basically when you have to update multiple back-end systems in the same transaction. This might be multiple databases or another example may be processing JMS messages from a queue and inserting the results in a database. In this case one resource is the database and the other resource is the JMS queue. You would not want a failure to cause a loss of messages whose results are not yet stored in the database.
In either event the key is multiple resources in the same transaction.