Now that we have created a JDBC provider and a data source which uses the provider, we are now ready to deploy a data access application. Our application comes in the form of an EAR file called
HRLister.ear, which can be downloaded from the PACKT Publishing web site at the following location: www.packtpub.com.
HRLister EAR file contains a single web application which, in turn, contains a servlet called
listtable. The application is used to show how to deploy an application which uses a resource reference. The resource reference uses a JNDI lookup to find the data source and allow the application to connect to the HR database.
Our application contains several deployment descriptors; one is called