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IceCool DbDir FAQ

  1. What is DbDir?
  2. What is JNDI?
  3. What is JDBC?
  4. How do I install DbDir?
  5. What Operating systems does it run on?
  6. Does it always have to use Java Serialization?

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1. What is DbDir?

DbDir is a JNDI Service Provider that implements a hierarchical namespace over a relational database

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2. What is JNDI?

Java Naming and Directory Interface is a Java standard for naming, directory operations.

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3.What is JDBC?

JDBC (stands for Java Database Connectivity) is a standard Java interface for interacting with relational databases.

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4.How do I install IceCool DbDir?

Please follow the instructions in the readme.txt file that is part of the downloaded software or check this link

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5.What Operating systems does it run on?

Since it is written in 100% Pure Java, it should run on all platforms which support JVMs and have JDK 1.4 or higher.

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8.Does it always have to use Java Serialization?

The default encoding for object parameters uses Java Serialization. But, this can be changed by providing an ObjectFactory and a StateFactory that will store and retrieve objects of that type



 
 
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