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IBM WebSphere: Deployment and Advanced Configuration by Roland Barcia, Keys Botzum, Tom Alcott, Bill Hines

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Chapter 7. JDBC as a Resource

In the last chapter, you learned about the web container and web application artifacts. But a developer cannot live by Servlets and JSPs alone. In most cases, those useful tools for writing web applications need some way to connect to the various types of backend data that give them purpose. JDBC is the most common way to accomplish that in J2EE applications since it is an interface to relational databases, which are the most common type of backend data store. In this chapter, we will do a quick review of JDBC and explore WebSphere Application Server (WAS) resources related to JDBC. We will also show some examples of how to administer and deploy JDBC resources using the wsadmin scripting facility. Finally, we will ...

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