Connect to MarkLogic Data from a Connection Pool in Jetty

Ready to get started?

Download for a free trial:

Download Now

Learn more:

MarkLogic JDBC Driver

Rapidly create and deploy powerful Java applications that integrate with MarkLogic.

The MarkLogic JDBC Driver supports connection pooling: This article shows how to connect faster to MarkLogic data from Web apps in Jetty.

The CData JDBC driver for MarkLogic is easy to integrate with Java Web applications. This article shows how to efficiently connect to MarkLogic data in Jetty by configuring the driver for connection pooling. You will configure a JNDI resource for MarkLogic in Jetty.

Configure the JDBC Driver for Salesforce as a JNDI Data Source

Follow the steps below to connect to Salesforce from Jetty.

  1. Enable the JNDI module for your Jetty base. The following command enables JNDI from the command-line:

    java -jar ../start.jar --add-to-startd=jndi
  2. Add the CData and license file, located in the lib subfolder of the installation directory, into the lib subfolder of the context path.
  3. Declare the resource and its scope. Enter the required connection properties in the resource declaration. This example declares the MarkLogic data source at the level of the Web app, in WEB-INF\jetty-env.xml.

    <Configure id='marklogicdemo' class="org.eclipse.jetty.webapp.WebAppContext"> <New id="marklogicdemo" class=""> <Arg><Ref refid="marklogicdemo"/></Arg> <Arg>jdbc/marklogicdb</Arg> <Arg> <New class="cdata.jdbc.marklogic.MarkLogicDriver"> <Set name="url">jdbc:marklogic:</Set> <Set name="User">'myusername'</Set> <Set name="Password">'mypassword'</Set> <Set name="Server">'http://marklogic'</Set> </New> </Arg> </New> </Configure>

    Set User, Password, and Server to the credentials for the MarkLogic account and the address of the server you want to connect to. You should also specify the REST API Port if you want to use a specific instance of a REST Server.

  4. Configure the resource in the Web.xml:

    jdbc/marklogicdb javax.sql.DataSource Container
  5. You can then access MarkLogic with a lookup to java:comp/env/jdbc/marklogicdb: InitialContext ctx = new InitialContext(); DataSource mymarklogic = (DataSource)ctx.lookup("java:comp/env/jdbc/marklogicdb");

More Jetty Integration

The steps above show how to configure the driver in a simple connection pooling scenario. For more use cases and information, see the Working with Jetty JNDI chapter in the Jetty documentation.