DataDirect Connectors Powerful Connectivity to MySQL


Ensure high availability with built-in application failover


Superior performance through fast-to-the-wire MySQL access


Guaranteed reliability with true standards compliance and comprehensive quality testing

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Protect data in motion with complete OpenSSL support with full update compliance


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 requiring changes to application code or costly server configurations


Certified DataDirect quality guarantees both MySQL and application compatibility

Broad Coverage

Broad application support providing JOINs and aggregate operations done natively via Full ANSI SQL 92 support

Codeless Implementation

Optimize performance and compatibility without application changes


  • Single driver supports multiple connections to MySQL Enterprise 5.0 and later
  • Supports InnoDB, MyISAM and Memory (formerly HEAP) storage engines
  • Supports all major OS platforms including Microsoft Windows, Linux, HP-UX, AIX, Solaris and more
  • Fully compliant with the latest ODBC and JDBC standards
  • Supports both 32 bit and 64 bit applications
  • ANSI SQL-92 compliant with industry-leading breadth of SQL coverage
  • 100% Type 5 JDBC driver

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

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Customer Success Stories

Improved understanding of how to serve the needs and desires of patrons with Progress® DataDirect Connect® for ODBC —for near-immediate visibility into Windows-based data stores from a UNIX-based data warehouse platform.
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Progress DataDirect Platinum drivers connect State and District systems which resulted in a 20% increase in data transfer.
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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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Yamaha Motor Europe turned to Progress DataDirect Drivers after its operationally-critical website suffered performance issues.
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MySQL Connectors are Part of Progress Data Connectivity & Integration Solutions


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