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.
I am not using Weblogic but I am pretty sure that connection pooling is something the App server implements and is transparent to the developer. Though you can get a connection from the connection pool.