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From Manu George <manu.t.geo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Geronimo Features.
Date Fri, 30 Sep 2005 09:24:59 GMT
Hi Jeremy/David,
Thanks for the prompt response. It cleared up my doubts

Thanks Again
Manu
On 9/28/05, David Jencks <david_jencks@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> To amplify a little bit on Jeremy's response...
> On Sep 26, 2005, at 12:28 AM, Manu George wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> > I have a few doubts about geronimo features. I checked out the
> > release notes from M4 but would like to know if there is any document
> > listing the features added upto now. Specifically I have a few
> > questions
> > 1) Does Geronimo have datasource failover capabilities like in
> > JBOSS?
> > 2) How many connection managers does geronimo support? Can
> > custom connection managers be plugged in?
> The connection manager is interceptor based so it is pretty flexible.
> At the moment you cannot plug in a custom connection manager, but this
> capability could be added fairly easily. I would need to know what the
> alternate connection manager does before pursuing this. I suspect you
> are more likely to want to replace the entire jca subsystem or want to
> improve the existing geronimo connection manager.
> > 3) Geronimo does not yet handle drivers that supply their own
> > DataSource,Is this statement still valid?
> no
> > How many types of datasources does geronimo support?
> Tranql has generic wrappers for DataSource, ConnectionPoolDatasource,
> and XADataSource. For all of these you are going to want to write at
> least a ManagedConnectionFactory implementation that exposes the actual
> properties you can set on the datasource, a task that is apt to take
> about 5 minutes.
> > 4) Can you connect to RDBMS's that have not yet implemented
> > JCA-JDBC drivers in geronimo?
> Yes, using the tranql connector jca-jdbc wrappers.
>
> thanks
> david jencks
>
>

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