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Build Custom Drivers with New ODBC and JDBC SDK v8.1 Release

Build Custom Drivers with New ODBC and JDBC SDK v8.1 Release

September 15, 2016 0 Comments
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Learn more about how the latest features in OpenAccess 8.1 can help you develop custom drivers for ODBC, JDBC, ADO.NET and OLEDB.

We are excited to announce that Progress has released DataDirect OpenAccess SDK 8.1, the industry-accepted platform for developing and deploying production ready data connectivity for any data source or API.

OpenAccess SDK

With the DataDirect OpenAccess SDK, organizations can rapidly deliver standards based clients across ODBC, JDBC, ADO.NET and OLE DB to connect business critical apps. You can connect  apps such as Microsoft Office and PowerBI, Tableau, SAP Business Objects, Microsoft SQL Server Linked Server and Business Intelligence, Qlikview, Alteryx and more.

Our customer and partners, which include leading tech companies and startups such as NetSuite, Hewlett Packard and VoltDB, can now take advantage of the latest features and enhancements. This new release is focused on improving performance for ever-growing data sets deployed either on-premises or in hybrid environments, and delivering on our unwavering commitment to customer security.

Some of the key highlights of this release include: 

  • Best in class JOIN processing using the SDK's scalable Query Engine, including RIGHT OUTER JOIN
  • Configurable network buffer size to customize performance accessing large datasets for your data source
  • Improved control of TLS versions and cipher suites presented by clients to the server component
  • OpenSSL library upgraded to 1.0.2h
  • Client is compatible with ODBC 3.8 applications
  • Includes Tableau TDC file to improve user experience for Tableau users visualizing data using SDK ODBC clients
  • Upgraded ADO.NET client that adds Visual Studio Integration support for 2013 and 2015
  • Certification of DataDirect OpenAccess SDK clients against the latest OS versions and frameworks including:
    • Windows 10
    • AIX 7.2
    • Linux Redhat 7
    • Linux SUSE 12
    • Java 8.0
    • .NET Framework 4.6

For a complete geek list of features and enhancement, please refer to our documentation. Our quick guide is a good start for creating custom drivers in ODBC, JDBC, ADO.NET and OLE DB.

Try OpenAccess SDK

Sumit Sakar

Sumit Sarkar

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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