Named Resources

A named resource is a form of mapping data, such as a map data file or a database table connection, to which a name has been attached. Attaching names to resources offers the following advantages:

Defining mapping data as named resources enables you to add them to a JCR repository that is accessible to the Repository Service. After a named resource has been added to the repository, you can refer to it by name in XML requests.

You can define the following types of named resources: