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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In general, many web databases cannot be accessed directly using local database drivers or be queried using a specific database language, such as SOL.
Updated enterprise database drivers have been provided, however there is particular excitement around significant news for the huge Firebird database community: RAD Studio now supports Firebird.
OpenLink's product lines include: the flagship high-performance and secure Virtuoso Universal Server for integrating and managing multiple protocols, Web services and data sources; Virtuoso Sponger for transforming all varieties of data forms to RDF; OpenLink Data Spaces (ODS) for integrating all forms of collaborative Web apps while exposing them through a single Semantic Web interface; the comprehensive OpenLink Ajax Toolkit (OAT), and related database drivers and middleware.
DataDirect Technologies, an operating company of Progress Software Corporation (Nasdaq: PRGS), today (3 September) announced the availability of DataDirect Connect for JDBC database drivers version 40.0.

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