This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
For a JDBC DataSource Pool, should I set up the <resource> element in the server.xml file? Or in a created context.xml file under the META-INF folder?
Per the O'Reilly Servlet and JSP cookbookm, you should set up the <resource> and <resource-params> element in the server.xml file. Looking into it though, that book was released in 2004 and according to a few things I found online; since the release of Tomcat 5.5 you should create a context.xml under META-INF.