Accessing databases from WebSphere
When an application or WebSphere component requires access to a database, that database must be defined to WebSphere as a data source. Two basic definitions are required:
A JDBC provider definition defines an existing database provider, including the type of database access that it provides and the location of the database vendor code that provides the implementation.
A data source definition defines which JDBC provider to use, the name and location of the database, and other connection properties.
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