A data source uses connection pooling which provides a framework for caching database connections. This enables reuse of physical connections and reduced overhead for applications. Connection pooling minimizes expensive operations in the creation and closing of sessions.
Before configuring the MCS to use a data source, follow the instructions that are provided with the DB2
documentation to install DB2
and any required fix packs.
® Mobile Portal Accelerator does not use the OLAP Starter Kit, you do not need to install the OLAP Starter Kit. An existing DB2
installation with the OLAP Starter Kit does not affect the operation of Mobile Portal Accelerator.
To configure the data source, perform the following procedures.
Parent topic: Configuring a WebSphere Application Server data source for MCS
Configuring MCS on WebSphere Portal