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Subject Re: Child Contexts
Date Tue, 21 Sep 2010 21:07:29 GMT
I'm using the regular way, through the Cayenne's DataNode XML file. But I
am open to suggestions :). I was thinking about configuring a global
resource on tomcat using JNDI that would return a DataContext, but i dont
know if everytime an application access the resource a new object is

Thank you

> What are you using to provide your DB Connection Pool: JNDI, DBCP, or
> Cayenne?  What version of Cayenne are you using?
> mrg
> On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 3:03 PM,  <> wrote:
>> Hey Michael and Robert,
>> Ok so i got the difference between context and connection. So how can i
>> close all connections before closing an application, a servlet or a
>> portlet? My main problem here is that on each deploy of a new web
>> application the connections from former deployments stay on (like memory
>> leaks), and i need to close them or at least use one pool for the whole
>> site.
>> I was thinking about putting the Context on the HTTPSession of the
>> application server or making a context that is used permanently by the
>> server... Any ideas how to do it on liferay or tomcat?
>> Thank you
>> Bruno
>>> Hi Bruno,
>>> The Child DataContext *might* share the same database connection as
>>> the Parent DataContext.  In general, you don't care about this,
>>> though.  The DataContext, on commitChanges(), will request a database
>>> connection, use that connection for performing the commit, then return
>>> the connection back to the pool.  It isn't required that the same
>>> database connection be used between a performQuery() and a
>>> commitChanges().
>>> If you do commitChanges() on a Child DataContext, it pushes the
>>> changes to the Parent DataContext and to the database.  If you only
>>> want the changes to go to the Parent DataContext and *not* the
>>> database, use commitChangesToParent().
>>> mrg
>>> On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 2:22 PM,  <> wrote:
>>>> Hello all,
>>>> Do Child Contexts share the connection of a parent connection? When i
>>>> do
>>>> a
>>>> commitChanges on the child the change is made on the database or in
>>>> the
>>>> parent? I have already read the Nested Contexts page on the User Guide
>>>> but
>>>> this detail was confusing for me.
>>>> Thank you
>>>> Bruno

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