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.