Adding MySQL data source to JBoss 7.X

Today I spent almost 4-5 hours figuring how to configure MySQL for JBoss. Since I am new to JEE world it was a real struggle for me. So hopefully this post will help newbies like me... Download and extract¬† JBoss v7.1.1 (Download URL :¬†http://www.jboss.org/jbossas/downloads/) Download and install MySQL (Download URL : http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/) Download MySQL JDBC driver (Download URL: http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/connector/j/) Step 1 - Copy JDBC driver to JBoss … [Read more...]