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From Pavel Bortnovskiy <PBortnovs...@Jefferies.com>
Subject Table exists in same JVM after Derby is shutdown
Date Fri, 05 Aug 2011 20:22:45 GMT
Hello, all:

While executing a bunch of JUnit tests within the same JVM (all executed 
by IntelliJ IDEA) I started seeing strange and unexpected errors occurring
Upon closer inspection, I noticed that in many of those tests tables with 
the same names are attempted to be created.
Then I realized that although Derby is shutdown and then re-created, the 
tables remain, thus causing collisions.

I've created a digest (attached) which is executed as one JUnit test to 
illustrate what I'm seeing.
The behavior I would expect is that once Derby is shutdown, no tables 
would remain in the JVM, and if a database (with the same name) is 
re-created, it would be a tabula rasa.

Can you please let me know whether my expectations are erroneous and 
whether I should find workarounds (albeit trivial to implement).
However, what would concern me in that case is that the tables and the 
data remain in the JVM, thus consuming memory
(and, if unused, creating memory leaks).

Thank you,


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