Microsoft ODBC 4.0 is a new version of ODBC for modern data sources. Get involved with data rights by contributing to ODBC 4.0 on Github today.
Progress DataDirect has been working with the Microsoft Data Group on the ODBC 4.0 specification, and we’re excited to share the latest updates as they happen. We hosted the first open summit to start collecting feedback from leading tech companies on the ODBC 4.0 specification back in June.
— Sumit Sarkar (@SAsInSumit) June 9, 2016
Microsoft ODBC 4.0 is a new version of ODBC for modern data sources that adds support for features such as:
Take action today! All data has the right to be securely accessed if the owner chooses and ODBC 4.0 will make a huge difference in the lives of that data, regardless of shape, size or authentication mechanism. Contributions are encouraged and welcome, but don’t forget to read the contribution agreement. The specification has been posted on the Microsoft github page for your review.
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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