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From Alex Chaffee <>
Subject Re: Global caching hack?
Date Fri, 16 Jun 2000 03:20:41 GMT
Sure. You could make your cache be a Context Attribute, aka an
Application Scope Bean in JSP.  

See for more
information and sample code.

 - Alex

On Fri, Jun 16, 2000 at 05:13:39AM -0400, Robin Giese wrote:
> Hi,
> I was wondering how I'd be able to hack my own global cache (or rather,
> bunch o' variables) into Tomcat that would be available to all servlets and
> JSP pages. I'm trying to share an Oracle connection pool (and a couple
> similar, global, very large, non-session dependent objects) to all my
> servlets and JSPs, and I don't want to build a different cache for each
> servlet and JSP page, because it would be an incredible waste of memory.
> Where would be the right place for this kind of hack? Or is there an
> existing facility I could hack up to make it not a complete hack? (However,
> the objects aren't serializable.)
> Thanks,
> --robin
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