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Using JDBC to access a DB2 database

I'm trying to use JDBC to access a DB2 database from within Oracle using Java Stored Procedures. My question is can I use a type 2 (fat) JDBC driver from within the Oracle database? Do I have to use the type 3 (thin) JDBC driver? I have the DB2 client installed on the server with the Oracle database. Thanks!

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Each driver version supports different database versions and different JDK versions. Since you didn't give any info about which database version etc, I'll have you take a look at the Oracle JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference on page 2-2 for all the details about what drivers are supported for each version of the database.

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This was first published in January 2003

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