Re: JBDC URL is they a way to provide indirection for db name?

From: Shakespeare <>
Date: Tue, 06 Jan 2009 21:41:25 +0100
Message-ID: <4963c1f4$0$188$>

sybrandb schreef:
> On 5 jan, 18:24, wrote:

>> A third party application is using JDBC URL to connect to Oracle,
>> jdbc:oracle:thin:scott/tiger_at_MyOracleHost:1521:MyDB
>> For some reason in third party application, same URL has to be used
>> for
>> Dev, QA and Production. I know using /etc/hosts (Or its equivalent in
>> Windows), I can point MyOracleHost to different hosts. But, is there
>> any way to point MyDB to different database names.
> Could you please explain why -using different aliases and anonymously
> - you post this in every forum you can spell?
> --
> Sybrand Bakker
> Senior Oracle DBA

I don't think everyone uses the same name in every newsgroup they visit, to avoid 'cross referencing' to get info about them (like interests in Oracle, Classical Music, Public Transportation, Cheap Drug Stores - Trekpleister, Scouting, Health Status etc). That explains the different aliases part.

Happy 2009!

Shakespeare Received on Tue Jan 06 2009 - 14:41:25 CST

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