Why PowerServer data source?

The data source for a Web or mobile application is the counterpart to the transaction object in the target PowerBuilder application. The transaction properties in the target PowerBuilder application contain database connection parameters, which should be correspondingly configured in data sources.

The PowerServer Web application and the PowerServer mobile application relies on PowerServer data sources to interact with the database servers. When creating a data source, you can use different JDBC drivers. However, we have some recommendations on which JDBC driver is to be used for certain types of databases.