database driver


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database driver

A software routine that accesses a database. It allows an application or compiler to access a particular database format.
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SQLBase database files are compatible between 32-bit and 64-bit database servers and client applications can use either 32-bit or 64-bit database drivers to access SQLBase.
In addition, for the best performance and flexibility, data access middleware should offer wire protocol drivers to avoid the overhead and maintenance issues of off-the-shelf database drivers.
IBM's Developer Kit for Linux technology enhances database and application performance on Linux by using natural database drivers rather than Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) libraries.
has developed a growing family of trusted, powerful ISAM to SQL Database drivers for DataFlex and Btrieve transaction engines.
OLAP Database Drivers that provide direct connection to various multi-dimensional databases; and
Mertech's plug-in database drivers and migration tools allow applications using Btrieve and Pervasive databases to run with a relational database without source level changes.
1 features a new "driverless" configuration mode for SQL Server environments, eliminating the need to reconfigure database drivers.
DataDirect Technologies, the unparalleled leader in data connectivity and mainframe integration and an operating company of Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ:PRGS), today announced that the Foxwoods Resort Casino is using DataDirect Connect([R]) for ODBC database drivers within its Hospitality Systems' applications to connect business analytics data on UNIX to Windows-based data sources.
a leading provider of enterprise corporate tax solutions, acknowledge Tax Day by sharing how Vertex relies on DataDirect Connect([R]) for ODBC database drivers to meet the diverse and complex data connectivity needs of its Vertex Communications Tax Q Series([R]) system.
Acting as a translator between applications and database drivers, ODBC offers users the benefits of ubiquitous connectivity and platform independence.

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