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Connection pool and Context

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i am working on netbeans IDE , but I understand how the aplication know the paremetres for the conections i undertand what is a Context , specifically i understand this code about the init method

Context initCtx = new InitialContext();
Context envCtx = (Context) initCtx.lookup("java:comp/env");

servicioConexiones = (DataSource) envCtx.lookup("jdbc/bd_tutorias");

I want to know how the application knows to use these connection parameters, on the Context.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<Context antiJARLocking="true" path="/tutorias_pag480">
<Resource auth="Container" driverClassName="com.mysql.jdbc.Driver"
maxActive="8" maxIdle="4" name="jdbc/bd_tutorias" password="mysqladmin"
type="javax.sql.DataSource" removeAbandoned="true"
url="jdbc:mysql://localhost:3306/bd_tutorias" username="root"/>
</Context>
  • 1. Re: Connection pool and Context
    r035198x Pro
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    It is more the container that is knowing which settings to use. The container understands the Context.xml (it's structure was determined by the container authors) and every time you do
    new InitialContext();
    in your application the container will create a context object that has ability to look up many things configured inside the container. In your xml file you specified
    <Resource auth="Container" ... name="jdbc/bd_tutorias" password...
    so the container makes available a context object that is capable of looking up the resource that you named above.
  • 2. Re: Connection pool and Context
    Murray9654 Newbie
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    i don't think that the resource in xml is a jndi configaration. I think it is the configaration for data source. data source uses that configaration to connect to the database to fetch the data. It is no way related to context, I mean jndi.

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