Hi, I have a servlet that connects to a database no problem when tomcat has been recently re-started, but after some time has elapsed, even if there aren't any users on the system, it takes a very long time to get a connection object and eventually just fails completely. Does anyone know what this might be please? Or suggest ways I might be able to de-bug the problem. I'm using tomcat4 on linux, the database is on a remote box from the webapp Many thanks.
yes I'm closing the ResultSet, Statement and Connections. I'm using the dbcp connection pool from the Jakarta Commons package but I'm not sure that it's a problem with the pool as it happens on another site I'm writing that doesn't use pooling.