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OLE DB

(OLE DataBase) A programming interface for data access from Microsoft. It is a COM object that functions in a similar manner to ODBC, but for every type of data source, not just SQL databases. Applications can use OLE DB to access data sources directly or they can use OLE DB to call ODBC to access ODBC databases. OLE DB for OLAP is used to access OLAP databases. Microsoft's ActiveX Data Objects (ADO) is a set of COM objects that provides a simpler interface to OLE DB. See ADO, ODBC, DAO and RDO.
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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.
SimbaO2X is the de facto solution for connecting OLE DB for OLAP (ODBO) based applications, such as Microsoft Excel, to XML for Analysis (XMLA) based data sources from multiple vendors.
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.