10.4. Best practices for JDBC 2.0 data access with WebSphere

There are a variety of best practices for application coding and configuration of data access using JDBC 2.0 with WebSphere. These are described below.

10.4.1. Select database manager/driver capabilities

WebSphere V3.5x provides generic support for both the JDBC 2.0 Core API and Optional Extensions API. However, some advanced features (specifically of the Optional Extensions API) are supported only by some database drivers.

Several database drivers have been tested with WebSphere. The database drivers that have been tested are those that can be chosen for the WebSphere administrative database. All of the database drivers tested (which are suitable for the WebSphere administrative ...

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