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From Stephan Beutel <>
Subject Re: Context.xml for multiple datasources
Date Wed, 09 Feb 2011 11:49:20 GMT
  Am 09.02.2011 12:12, schrieb chris derham:
>>   That's right, my code doesn't support a variable amount of databases at
>> the moment because
>> the databases are configured in Spring (inside my war file).
>> But if I use the context to configure this list of datasources, the admin
>> can create databases as he need.
>> And that's the reason why my configuration has to take place in the server
>> context and not hardcoded in the Spring configuration.
>> In Spring I can add more databases as I want, but I have to rebuild my war
>> file after change the datasource.
>> With a context configuration my war file can handle as many databases as
>> the admin configures.
>> The switch is done by the key of the map.
> So why don't you have a string resource in the context that provides the
> jndi names of all the jndi data sources, e.g.
> mydatasourceJndiNames=name1,name2,name3. Then have some code the lazily
> loads this string, splits it, and then loads these via jndi into your map?
> Chris
That's the thing I work on at the moment.
But I thought it could be defined by a map in context.xml like in Spring.


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