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Java+Tomcat, Dying database connection?

Java+Tomcat, Dying database connection?

I have a tomcat instance setup but the database connection I have configured in context.xml keeps dying after periods of inactivity. When I check the logs I get the following error: com.mysql.jdbc.ex…


What is a lambda(function)?

For a person without a comp-sci background, what is a lambda in the world of Computer Science?…


amazon s3 - Do you use Amazons Cloud services for your company?

I read a lot about the possibilities of Amazons Cloud computing, like S3 or EC2 and I wondered if someone actually uses this for mission-critical applications. Do you host your company website in the…


Delete Amazon S3 buckets?

I've been interacting with Amazon S3 through S3Fox and I can't seem to delete my buckets. I select a bucket, hit delete, confirm the delete in a popup, and... nothing happens. Is there another tool th…


MySQL vs PostgreSQL for Web Applications

I am working on a web application using Python(Django) and would like to know whether MySQL or PostgreSQL would be more suitable when deploying for production. In one podcast Joel said that he had som…


amazon s3 - Is there a way to have index.html functionality with content hosted on S3?

Is there a way to make S3 default to an index.html page? E.g.: My bucket object listing:/index.html/favicon.ico/images/logo.gif A call to www.example.com/index.html works great! But if one were…


Amazon API library for Python?

What Python libraries do folks use for querying Amazon product data?(Amazon Associates Web Service-used to be called E-Commerce API, or something along those lines). Based on my research, PyAWS see…


amazon s3 - Amazon SimpleDB

Has anyone considered using something along the lines of the Amazon SimpleDB data store as their backend database? SQL Server hosting(at least in the UK) is expensive so could something like this al…


Service Oriented Architecture: How would you define it

Service Oriented Architecture seems to be more and more of a hot quote these days, but after asking around the office I have found that I seem to get many different definitions for it. How would you…


security - Where can I learn about proven methods for sharing cryptographic keys?

Suppose that a group wants to encrypt some information, then share the encryption key among the group members in a way that requires the consensus of the group to decrypt the information. I'm interes…





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