Could you open an enhancement for this feature?  MySQL's driver has such an option (among many others that would be nice), so I think it makes sense as a feature.


On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 8:34 AM, Dag H. Wanvik <> wrote:
"Fisher, Jonathan" <> writes:

> Is there something I can specify in my jdbc url to try the master first,
> and if unsuccessful, try the slave?

I don't believe there is a transparent failover mechanism in Derby
yet. You would need to let your client try the slave if the master
does not respond, as far as I know.


> Something like:
> jdbc:derby://localhost:1527,localhost:1088/jmxdb