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Codelessly Connect Any Application to Any API in Record Time


Seamlessly query API data using SQL-based tools and applications


Leverage codeless configuration and intelligent sampling to create custom API connections


Build and deploy enterprise-grade connectors in a matter of minutes



How it Works

Seamlessly, codelessly connect REST API data sources to your BI application. 


Progress Autonomous REST Connector is an intelligent, customizable data connectivity solution enabling businesses to build and deploy enterprise-grade data connectors in minutes without coding.

Seamless Connectivity

Query API data directly in your BI and Analytics applications

Easy to Use

Leverage Intelligent Sampling to codelessly connect to your API data

Rapid Deployment

Connect to your data sources and ingest external data in minutes

Multiple Authentication Modes

Enjoy broad application support providing JOINs and aggregate operations done natively via full ANSI SQL support

Enhanced Queries

Filter, push-down and parallel fetch capabilities improve query

Broad Connectivity

Connect with any RESTful or OData API

Technical Specs


  • APIs that have JSON responses
  • RESTful and OData APIs
  • Parameterized APIs via URL or as request body elements
  • Row-offset and page number paging


  • Autonomous REST Connector’s ODBC driver supports 32- and 64-bit Windows operating system
  • Its JDBC driver supports 64-bit Linux, Unix and Windows operating systems. Java 1.8 or newer is required for compatibility

Security Vulnerability Response Policy

Upon identification of any security vulnerability, Progress will exercise commercially reasonable efforts to address the vulnerability in accordance with the following policy:

Priority* Time Guideline Version(s)
High Risk
(CVSS 8+ or industry equivalent)
30 days Active (i.e. latest shipping version) and all Supported versions
Medium Risk
(CVSS 5-to-8 or industry equivalent)
180 days Active (i.e. latest shipping version)
Low Risk
(CVSS 0-to-5 or industry equivalent)
Next major release or best effort Active (i.e. latest shipping version)

* Priority is established based on the current version of the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS), an open industry standard for assessing the severity of computer system security vulnerabilities. For additional information on this scoring system, refer to

Learning & Support


2018 Data Connectivity Annual Report

The 2018 data connectivity report—based on our largest sampling ever—benchmarks how organizations are handling the rapidly changing landscape of disruptive data sources, takes an in-depth look at where organizations are on their data connectivity journey and uncovers the challenges they face.

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Creating Quick, Codeless Connectivity with Autonomous REST Connector

APIs enable businesses to access popular data sources from their enterprise apps, but creating these connections is both difficult and time consuming. With Autonomous REST Connector, you can consume APIs in minutes using codeless configuration and intelligent sampling. Learn more in this demonstration.

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Autonomous REST Connector Data Sheet

Progress DataDirect Autonomous REST Connector delivers seamless, real-time connectivity between REST data and your ODBC/JDBC tools and applications.  Autonomous REST Connector rapidly decreases the amount of time required for applications to understand and consume APIs through its codeless configuration and intelligent sampling. Ingesting new data sources has never been simpler!

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Customer Success Stories


Automated labor-intensive manual procedures involving numerous personnel and provided direct, high-performance connectivity to SQL Server from a UNIX-based Oracle database, based on Progress® DataDirect for Oracle.

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Global leader in enterprise software for the construction industry needs to share Progress OpenEdge application data with third party BI tools. COINS leveraged OpenAccess to build a semantic layer on top of OpenEdge that enables efficient, flexible data connectivity that includes business logic.

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United Kingdom’s Export Credits Guarantee Department (ECGD) needed to complete end-of-day batch processes but were exceeding the overnight window allowed for it. Native ODBC drivers lacked the performance to process overnight batch files within the acceptable timeframe; DataDirect for ODBC promised adequate performance for the job.

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Connect any application to any data source anywhere

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