In addition, both ODBC and OLE DB
support full SQL functionality, including pooling and connection load management, stored procedures, multiple result sets, multi-threading, ODBC level 3.x conformance and error reporting.
Microsoft will use OLE DB
(object linking and embedding database), for instance, as a method to enable database objects on the front-end of an application to map to a SQL Server database on the back-end of an application through DCOM, Microsoft's Distributed Component Object Model.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-8 July 2009-HiT Software introduces updated ODBC and OLE DB
connectivity products for IBM DB2(C)1994-2009 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
HiT Software have announced new releases of its ODBC and OLE DB
middleware products for IBM DB2 databases running on the midrange operating systems i5/OS and OS/400 (iSeries), DB2 Version 8 on the mainframe operatng systems z/OS and OS/390, as well as DB2 8.2 on AIX, Linux, Sun, HP-UX and Windows.