Monthly Archives: January 2006

Firefox 1.5 Upgrade – Watch out!

I have a great respect for Mozilla applications after having successfully making our company’s product “Firefox compliant“. Our experience revealed that, IE is very leniant and hence does not scream if we write non standard html/javascript codes. However, all we … Continue reading

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Load Test Conductor open sourced today!

After long follow up from Venkat, I finally managed to open source our famous inhouse Load Test Conductor tool to sourceforge. Hope to add more features and fixes soon!

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JDBC Transaction Control behavior varies when using Pooled and Non Pooled Connections

Before going into details let us observe the below code try {conn = getDBConnection();conn.setAutoCommit(false);PreparedStatement ps =conn.prepareStatement(Some Update Sql 1);ps.executeUpdate(Some Update Sql 1);conn.commit();ps.executeUpdate(Some Update Sql 2);} finally {try {if (conn != null) conn.close(); } catch (SQLException ex) {Debug.logError(ex, “Some Error Message”); … Continue reading

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Wondering where does Windows Service pick the Locale Settings from?

Boy! couple of months back I had encountered an issue where my application which is running as Windows NT Service, always used the Locale settings thats entirely different from what is set in the control panel by the logged in … Continue reading

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Oracle 10g Thin Driver setFetchSize() can corrupt Data

Recently, we had our application database upgraded from Oracle 9i to Oracle 10g. And therefore we also upgraded oracle jdbc thin driver accordingly. We were surprised by a nice “ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException” when reading data from the ResultSet. After lots of research, … Continue reading

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A very useful HTTP(S) Sniffer Tool

Recently, I was stuck with an issue that I badly wanted to sniff the SSL Packets received from my web application. Thanks to the ClearWatch tool. The tool from Covelight allows you to sniff HTTP packets encrypted with SSL as … Continue reading

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Flagging off

Finally, I have got to flag off my blog…I hope to share more information soon.

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