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Oracle WebLogic Server 12c Advanced Administration Cookbook by Dalton Iwazaki

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Creating a GridLink data source

The GridLink data source is a new type of data source that has been available in WebLogic Server since Version 10.3.4. The GridLink is used to connect to Oracle RAC databases and is a recommended alternative to the multi data sources since it provides some useful features, such as fast connection failover, runtime connection load balancing, graceful handling of Oracle RAC outages, GridLink affinity, and SCAN addresses.

The same DBApp application requirement from the earlier recipe will be used, but in this recipe a GridLink data source will be used instead of a multi data source.

Consider that the DBApp application requires an XA connection with a JNDI name jdbc/ds-GridLinkXA to a database. The database is an Oracle ...

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