Real-Time Access to Microsoft Azure SQL Database


Standards-based data integration prevents vendor version lock‐in


Decrease maintenance and upgrade costs with one connector for all SQL versions


Install and manage SQL Azure data integration with minimal components


Connect to Microsoft Azure SQL Database via




Full support of SQL Azure authentication and industry-standard SSL and Kerberos authentication


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


Ensure high availability via application failover and workload balancing without changing application code or costly server configurations


Certified DataDirect quality guarantees both Microsoft Azure SQL Database and application compatibility

Broad Support

One driver supports SQL Azure database versions from 7 to the latest, and platforms from Windows, to UNIX, to mainframe

Codeless Implementation

Optimize performance and compatibility without application changes

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 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CVSS.

Learning & Support


Getting Started With OData

OData, introduced by Microsoft a few years ago, is a standardized REST interface that is quickly gaining ground for its open source approach as well as its exceptional scalability. Here’s how you get started with OData 2 and OData 4.

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Hybrid Data Pipeline: A Good Fit for Your Enterprise?

Need to reduce costs while still being able to access your myriad external data sources within Salesforce? Progress DataDirect Hybrid Data Pipeline can help.

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Progress DataDirect: Powering the World's Data

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Success Story

Educators Resource

Educators Resource is North America’s leading wholesale distributor of K-8 supplemental teaching materials, a $500 million market. Its clients include some of the world's largest retailers.

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Success Story


Rebuilt its business-critical analytics system, moving from the Windows operating system to Unix, and upgrading its version of SAS, among other significant changes. Progress DataDirect provided a critical link to Nationwide’s SQL databases, reliably keeping its analytics apps up and running.

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How to Quickly Configure Azure's Application Gateway with a Hybrid Data Pipeline Installation

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Connect to Amazon Redshift using ODBC from Python on Linux

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SQL or SOQL for Salesforce Analytics

Salesforce analytics and BI continues to be a trending, hot topic as organizations implement new platforms to improve their customer intelligence. But what’s the best way to access the data? SOQL is the popular query language for Salesforce. However, SQL may be better suited for accessing data for analytics. Watch this on-demand webinar and join us in the great SOQL vs. SQL query debate to see which one is best for your analytics project.  

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Getting Ahead of the Hybrid Data Curve

Despite enterprises shifting more of their data assets to the cloud, many essential data systems remain on-prem. Watch this webinar to see how you can get secure, real-time data access to on-prem and cloud-based data with Hybrid Data Pipeline 4.6!

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2020 Progress Data Connectivity Report

The culmination of several different technology trends has triggered a massive upheaval in organizational data strategy. The 2020 Progress Data Connectivity report illuminates how businesses worldwide are responding to this ever-evolving technology landscape to connect with the data they need.

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Accelerate Your Cloud Data Warehouse Productivity

Enterprises are increasingly migrating to cloud data warehouses but the value of these cloud data warehouses is ultimately limited by how quickly you can access the data within them. See how Progress DataDirect connectors for cloud data warehouses solve that challenge and provide you with secure data access at the speed of business.

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