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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

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


Tutorial Spotlight: Import Streaming Data from Any REST API Into Apache Kafka Using JDBC

Progress DataDirect Autonomous REST Connector lets you connect to and query any REST API directly from Apache Kafka, without writing a single line of code.

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Connecting to REST APIs, Salesforce and More from SAS Access

Learn how you can easily connect to any REST API, plus Salesforce and more, from SAS with JDBC using our DataDirect connectors.

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Demo: Accessing OpenEdge API Data with Autonomous REST Connector from Progress

Your business demands a wider degree of access to your data. In this demonstration, you’ll see how OpenEdge and Autonomous REST Connector can provide you with the superior data access capabilities your business needs to succeed. In this demo, Ken Beutler shows you how you can offer seamless connectivity in minutes while improving data security and integrity.

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Success Story

Toyota Motor Sales

When Toyota Motor Sales introduced Progress DataDirect for ODBC to their intricate data architecture, they saved $100,000 in 24 hours. Learn more in this case study from Progress Software.

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Success Story

BOARD embeds Hybrid Connectivity service to access on-premises data sources

A major supplier of business intelligence and corporate performance management software with more than 3,000 customers, BOARD needed a flexible and scalable connectivity solution to meet customer demands for cloud-based deployment options. 

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Query any REST API using SQL via JDBC in 5 mins - Getting Started (Part 1)

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DirectQuery Any On-premises REST API from Power BI Service

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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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Connect Any Application to Any REST API—Quickly and Without Coding

With data fragmented and scattered across various systems, data integration complexities just keep multiplying as businesses constantly look to implement new data sources. To meet this data connectivity demand, Progress developed the DataDirect Autonomous REST Connector. Download the whitepaper and discover how the Autonomous REST Connector enables a new approach to data connectivity.

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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


When Toyota Motor Sales introduced Progress DataDirect for ODBC to their intricate data architecture, they saved $100,000 in 24 hours. Learn more in this case study from Progress Software.

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