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'm successfully using commons jakarta dbcp connection pooling in all of my projects (with tomcat). i've seen that in the latest dbcp 1.2 edition the whole abandoned connections tracking was depricated. i googled this and found out that some folks stopped to use abandoned connections tracking in production (by removing removeAbandoned - true in server.xml) and some other folks keep it. i didn't really find any info about the problem itself, but as you understand it bothers me.