DataDirect Connectors Real-Time Access to IBM dashDB  Data via SQL or REST

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One driver connects to dashDB and multiple flavors of IBM databases


Get simple, fast connectivity without any other client software from IBM


Gain time and value from failover features that ensure reliability and data integrity

Connect to IBM dashDB via




Full support of dashDB client and industry standard SSL data encryption


Easily extract and load large volumes of data without application code or additional tools that slow performance

Codeless Configuration

Enable powerful features and optimize performance without changing a single line of code


Certified DataDirect quality guarantees application compatibility across all supported IBM dashDB versions and distributions.

Broad Support

One driver supports dozens of IBM dashDB database versions, and platforms across Windows, UNIX, iSeries, Mainframe and Cloud


  • Supports both 32- and 64-bit platforms and applications
  • Connect to all versions of DB2 with one driver
  • DB2 for zOS, DB2 for i, DB2 for LUW, DB2 for Cloud
  • No client software required
  • Supports all major platforms including HP, Linux, Solaris, Windows and more

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

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Top 10 Reasons You Need High-Performance Data Connectivity

Data connectivity is a critical but often overlooked component of the IT infrastructure. These components have dramatic effects on application performance, reliability and portability. Learn about the top 10 reasons why high-performance data connectivity is critical for your business.

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Customer Success Stories

UZ Leuven, one of Belgium’s largest hospitals, needed a efficient complex data migration from multiple sources to be shared across 200 applications and multiple facilities. Using Progress® DataDirect® OpenAccess their IT team was able to create a database emulation layer that made it possible to pre-configure and test database integration with DB2 on all 200 applications.
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Perceptive Software, Inc., had a winning product, ImageNow, and a very wide market for the type of document and workflow management provided. But sales encountered roadblocks due to the prospective customer’s varying IT environments and their requirements for applications to run on a specific vendor’s database.
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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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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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IBM dashDB Connectors are Part of Progress Data Connectivity & Integration Solutions


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