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[javaee-spec users] [jsr342-experts] Re: Clarification Requested: Default DB required for App Client?

From: Werner Keil <werner.keil_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2014 11:24:14 +0200

For Java EE 8 there could be guidance or some level of standardization
thanks to the upcoming Configuration JSR[?]

Werner

On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 12:45 AM, Bill Shannon <bill.shannon_at_oracle.com>wrote:

> Kevin Sutter wrote on 04/29/14 14:14:
> > Hi Bill,
> >
> > Bill Shannon <bill.shannon_at_oracle.com> wrote on 04/29/2014 01:18:55 PM:
> >
> >>
> >> The database isn't expected to be local to the client, but the client is
> >> expected to be able to access the remote database server, security
> permitting.
> >
> > I like this clarification. But, what about Jason's comment about the
> TCK tests?
> > Are these tests just requiring the database to be accessible? And, not
> really
> > requiring it to be local, I trust.
>
> That's what I assume.
>
> > Also, just to clarify... Is a physical default DB required for the
> server
> > environment? Or, could the default datasource be configured to point at
> an
> > existing database installation and still be compliant? I would assume
> that a
> > default DB needs to be packaged with the app server, but since the EE
> client
> > environment needed to be clarified, I figured I would ask about the
> server
> > environment.
>
> We don't require that a database server be packaged with the app server.
>
> But, the app server product documentation needs to describe the supported
> configurations, and every supported configuration needs to include a
> database server that meets the spec requirements. Where and how the
> customer acquires and configures that database server is up to them.
>




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