Questions about Java database connectivity issues with JDBC Type 4 drivers.

Technote (FAQ)


Can the ODBC connection for the WebSphere Message Broker (WMB) message flows be replaced by a JDBC Type 4 connection?


If you want to connect to a user database from within a Java™ plug-in or a Java compute node, then you can use a JDBC Type 4 driver. The Type 4 driver uses a socket connection and does not interfere with the underlying database connection.

Additional information
Q1. Are JDBC Type 4 drivers supported for application databases on the broker side?
A1. You can use the JDBC type 4 driver in your Java plug-in node or Java Compute node.

Q2. Can the ODBC connection for the message flows be replaced by a JDBC Type 4 connection?
A2 . Yes.

Q3. Which database products (version and fix pack level ) for WebSphere Message Broker support JDBC Type 4 drivers?
A3. Any JDBC type 4 drivers since it is up to you to code this in your Java plug-in or Java Compute node.

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14281 075 618

Product Alias/Synonym

WMB MB WebSphere Message Broker MQ Integrator WBIMB WBI-MB MQSI WMQI

Document information

More support for:

WebSphere Message Broker
DB Connectivity / ODBC / JDBC

Software version:

6.1, 7.0, 8.0

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

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