DataGate's connection pooling is a way to reuse existing server-side jobs for ASP.NET web apps. This is especially important on the IBM i, where creating a new IBM i job is relatively time-consuming. With connection pooling, a user can get a web page up in a matter of milliseconds, without connection pooling it could take up to a few seconds for a user to see a page.
This article provides the basics of understanding connection pooling:
This article provides help diagnosing connection pooling:
This article discusses how to limit IBM i jobs for ASP.NET Web sites