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From David Jencks <>
Subject Re: JDBC From Application Clients
Date Sun, 03 Oct 2004 14:57:04 GMT

On Oct 3, 2004, at 7:51 AM, Aaron Mulder wrote:

> 	So while surfing the spec, I just came across this gem: "Such a
> database must be accessible from web components, enterprise beans, and
> application clients" (J2EE.  They go on to say that the server
> must supply a DataSource that does not require authentication by the
> caller.  If I'm reading this right, it means we must supply some kind 
> of
> remote wrapper around JDBC, so that an application client can use our
> "network glue" to interact with a non-remote JDBC driver running on the
> server.  Does that sound right?  I had always thought that was more of 
> a
> "value-added" feature from certain servers.

I don't see why this means we have to have a remote wrapper.  I think 
it is sufficient to deploy a datasource on the app client that connects 
to the same database as the default datasource on the server connects 
to.  This is currently implemented.

david jencks

> Aaron

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