Sun Java System Application Server Enterprise Edition 8.2 Administration Guide

Setting Up Database Access

To set up a database access, you must first install the supported database product. For a list of database products supported by the Application Server, see the Release Notes. Then, you must install a JDBC driver for the database product and make the driver's JAR file accessible to the domain's server instance. Next, create the database, the connection pool for the database, and the JDBC resource that points to the connection pool.

After installing the JDBC driver, you must integrate it so that the driver translates an application’s JDBC calls into the protocol of the database server. To integrate the JDBC driver into an administrative domain, do either of the following: