anibalrojas / gmail.com writes:

> Using a DataSource (like in J2EE) you will still need to store the
> password in the DS definition... Any pool conexion based system will
> need a password.

Most app servers or frameworks like Spring allow you to
use placeholders in configuration files. Like

 <property name="password" value="${my.password}"/>

and then simply start the app with -Dmy.password=g3h31m

 S.