A DataSource is an intermediary between a JDBC application and the connection pool. A JDBC application requires a DataSource and JNDI to obtain a database connection. Each DataSource is linked to a distinct DataSource object. This DataSource object can be implemented as a DataSource class, depending on the type of support it offers.

More than one DataSource can be linked to a single connection pool. Hence, DataSources may or may not be transaction enabled. This can be decided at the time of creation of the DataSource.

Creating a DataSource Using the WebLogic Administration Console

To create a DataSource, follow these steps:

Click the DataSource link below the MultiPool link in the Administration Console.
Click Configure a ...

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