It must be upgrade season based on number of IBM InfoSphere DataStage shops that I've worked with upgrading to the latest 64-bit version. From reading about newer releases such as version 8.7, this is an exciting upgrade and we're here to ensure you have complete coverage for 64-bit ODBC data connectivity across Unix/Linux/Windows platforms that are otherwise unavailable.
Why do Infosphere shops choose DataDirect SequeLink 64-bit ODBC drivers for connectivity?
What common sources can be integrated within Infosphere using SequeLink?
So how does DataDirect SequeLink work?
SequeLink is highly scalable, server-based middleware that complements the Infosphere DataStage platform by including complete coverage for 64-bit ODBC data connectivity. The SequeLink ODBC Socket communicates with any existing 32-bit or 64-bit ODBC 2.x, 3.x driver across Unix/Linux/Windows platforms. This tier extends support to the 64-bit SequeLink Client for ODBC tier built on the storied DataDirect Connect for ODBC framework on platforms supported by DataStage. SequeLink supports flexible deployment options allowing both tiers to be installed on the same system, or separately depending on the socket ODBC data source. For complete details, see our white paper on DataDirect Sequelink.
Who else is using DataDirect SequeLink?
Let's talk about getting 64-bit ODBC connectivity from DataStage running in 15 minutes
If you are looking to integrate a Java application into your InfoSphere, explore our JDBC-ODBC bridge solution. Call us today at 1-800-876-3101 to speak live with a Solutions Consultant to learn more about integrating additional data sources into your IBM Infosphere platform. Or you can download a free trial of the DataDirect SequeLink ODBC Socket today.
Sumit Sarkar is a Chief Data Evangelist at Progress, with over 10 years experience working in the data connectivity field. The world's leading consultant on open data standards connectivity with cloud data, Sumit's interests include performance tuning of the data access layer for which he has developed a patent pending technology for its analysis; business intelligence and data warehousing for SaaS platforms; and data connectivity for aPaaS environments, with a focus on standards such as ODBC, JDBC, ADO.NET and ODATA. He is an IBM Certified Consultant for IBM Cognos Business Intelligence and TDWI member. He has presented sessions on data connectivity at various conferences including Dreamforce, Oracle OpenWorld, Strata Hadoop, MongoDB World and SAP Analytics and Business Objects Conference, among many others.
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