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  1. Preface
  2. Analyst Service
  3. Content Management Service
  4. Data Integration Service
  5. Data Integration Service Architecture
  6. Data Integration Service Management
  7. Data Integration Service Grid
  8. Data Integration Service Applications
  9. Mass Ingestion Service
  10. Metadata Access Service
  11. Metadata Manager Service
  12. Model Repository Service
  13. PowerCenter Integration Service
  14. PowerCenter Integration Service Architecture
  15. High Availability for the PowerCenter Integration Service
  16. PowerCenter Repository Service
  17. PowerCenter Repository Management
  18. PowerExchange Listener Service
  19. PowerExchange Logger Service
  20. SAP BW Service
  21. Search Service
  22. System Services
  23. Test Data Manager Service
  24. Test Data Warehouse Service
  25. Web Services Hub
  26. Application Service Upgrade
  27. Application Service Databases
  28. Connecting to Databases from Windows
  29. Connecting to Databases from UNIX
  30. Updating the DynamicSections Parameter of a DB2 Database

Maintain Connection Pools

Maintain Connection Pools

Connection pooling is a framework to cache database connection information that is used by the Data Integration Service. Connection pools increase performance through the reuse of cached connection information.
A connection pool is a group of connection instances for one connection object. A connection instance is a representation of a physical connection to a data source. A connection pool library can contain multiple connection pools. The number of connection pools depends on the number of unique connections that the DTM instances use while running jobs.
You configure the Data Integration Service to run DTM instances in the Data Integration Service process or in separate DTM processes that run on local or remote nodes. Each Data Integration Service process or DTM process maintains its own connection pool library that all DTM instances running in the process can use. The number of connection pool libraries depends on the number of running Data Integration Service processes or DTM processes.
A connection instance can be active or idle. An active connection instance is a connection instance that a DTM instance is using to connect to a database. A DTM process or the Data Integration Service process can create an unlimited number of active connection instances.
An idle connection instance is a connection instance in a connection pool that is not in use. A connection pool retains idle connection instances based on the pooling properties that you configure for a database connection. You configure the minimum connections, the maximum connections, and the maximum idle connection time.