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From Aditya Gore <>
Subject Re: JDBC
Date Sat, 16 Aug 2003 05:05:37 GMT

> 	What's the advantage to supporting JDBC through JCA?  Is it that 
> JCA requires logic to deal with associating with transactions and 
> security, and if JDBC works through that we don't have to implement the 
> same features twice?  Or are there other considerations?

That's correct.

However there are some cons while using this too, the biggest by
far being that the speed of JDBC access is hit.


> Aaron
> On Fri, 15 Aug 2003, David Jencks wrote:
>>IMNSHO jdbc support should be through the JCA (connector) support and 
>>jca-jdbc wrappers.
>>I think jca should be a separate module ("connector")
>>AFAIK the only specific communication with the ejb subsystem needed can 
>>be provided by an interceptor that makes sure connection handles get 
>>re-associated under the correct security context.

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