Get properties from an open connection to a JDBC-compatible database. Configure a database connection for (1) your Eclipse workbench, (2) your EGL project and (3) your EGL program. Use the Database Development perspective to create a new database connection. Edit the EGL Deployment Descriptor (.egldd) file to add a database (SQL/JDBC) resource. Create a library called ConnectionLib to connect to a database. This lesson does not describe how to install database software or create a database.