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From John Zoetebier <>
Subject Re: DBCP oracle connections less than minActive ?
Date Thu, 04 Dec 2003 20:50:23 GMT
Maybe the reason for different number of connections shown by Oracle and 
DBCP is that Oracle has its own connection pool ?
For example Oracle may decide to return a connection to the pool after a 
query is finished even of the connection is not closed by the client.
The reason may be that not all clients properly close a connection.
By pooling connections on the server + timeout mechanism Oracle can save 

John Zoetebier
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