Sun Java System Application Server Enterprise Edition 8.1 2005Q2 Administration Guide

ProcedureTo Set Up Database Access

  1. Install a supported database product.

    For a list of database products supported by the Application Server, see the Release Notes.

  2. Install a JDBC driver for the database product.

  3. Make the driver’s JAR file accessible to the domain’s server instance. See To integrate a JDBC driver.

  4. Create the database.

    Usually, the application provider delivers scripts for creating and populating the database.

  5. Create a connection pool for the database. See To create a JDBC connection pool.

  6. Create a JDBC resource that points to the connection pool. See To create a JDBC resource.