This post will describe the steps necessary to configure a JDBC DataSource in JBoss 7. MySQL database and JBoss 7.1.0-Final will be used as example.
Configuring MySQL JDBC driver module
The first big change on JBoss 7 compared to the previous versions is that the libraries to be deployed are no longer considered “libs”, in the sense that all the required work was to copy the .jar files to a specific folder and start using the services provided by that .jar. Any lib is now considered a JBoss module, like the server’s internal services, such as messaging. The following steps are required to configure the MySQL JDBC driver:
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