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An Explanation of the validate-connection Option for an OC4J Datasource and its Behavior with Respect to Connection Pooling (Doc ID 565625.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 15, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Containers for J2EE - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document describes the usage and impact of the validate-connection option of the Oracle Containers for J2EE (OC4J) 10.1.3 connection-pool implementation that can be leveraged by an OC4J managed-data-source definition. Specific coverage is given to the mechanism for fail-over across bad connections found in the connection pool and the potential impact on the multiple open and pooled connections available in the connection pool when a bad connection is discovered.


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In this Document
 Behavior, Cost and Benefit of using validate-connection
 Behavior of validate-connection and impact to open and pooled connections when a bad connection is encountered.

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