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When using JDBC I like the new DataSource-way to establish the connection. Further I like the isolated set-Methods for the properties like setUser, setPassword, setDriverType, setServerName, setNetworkProtocol, setDatabaseName, setPortNumber and so on.
The question is (esp. for the use with Oracle), if there is a way to set up LoadBalancing with two or more servers without specifying the URL directly with


for example.

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Maybe someone could add the tags datasource, load-balancing and connection? Thanks. – Bastian Ebeling Feb 15 '13 at 11:31
It's easier to do it using tnsnames.ora, but that doesn't answer your question ;) – Phil Feb 15 '13 at 11:47

Thin client can also use alias defined in tnsnames.ora. In java call set

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