Reading ur replies from a long time and find that they are quite thorough and may they help the person raising the question. Therefore me too need help from u and will be much thankful to u. My question is that i want to make connectivity with sql server from my java application which i m running in websphere envionment.I searched a lot of sites for any example or tutorial but couldn'y find any. also i searched the infocentre for help but of no use plz help me with the procedure and any online example lin if possible. Thanx again. Bye....plz reply soon.