Storing and Loading JAR Files in SQLFire

Application logic, which can be used by SQL functions and procedures, includes Java class files stored in a JAR file format. Storing application JAR files in SQLFire simplifies application deployment, because it reduces the potential for problems with a user's classpath.

SQLFire automatically loads installed JAR file classes into the class loader so that you can use them in your SQLFire applications and procedures. The JAR classes are available to all members of the SQLFire distributed system, including those that join the system at a later time.

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