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    Overview

    Progress DataDirect’s ODBC Driver for IBM Informix offers a high-performing, secure and reliable connectivity solution for ODBC applications to access IBM Informix data. Our ODBC driver can be easily used with all versions of SQL and across all platforms - Unix / Linux, AIX, Solaris, Windows and HP-UX. Enjoy real-time analytics, reporting and business intelligence (BI) capabilities with your favorite tools such as Tableau, Power BI, Qlik, Excel, Cognos, Informatica, SAS, Board, MicroStrategy, SSIS, Oracle OBIEE and more.

    • Industry leader in data connectivity for all data sources
    • Leverage industry standard ODBC to expose IBM Informix data
    • Optimized for performance to ensure no latency and throughput when connecting to IBM Informix

    Features

    Fast

    Superfast data loading and extraction that reduces the time and cost of running enterprise infrastructures 

    Enterprise Features

    Extensive support of data types to enable the full use of Greenplum functionality 

    Secure

    Supports the latest TLS protocols for data encryption, secure authentication methods for connections and HTTP Proxy for client security while connecting to cloud deployments 

    Robust

    Ensure high availability via application failover and workload balancing without changing application code 

    Easy to Use

    True standards compliance with ODBC and JDBC 

    Versatile

    Supported on every major platform and certified to work with leading applications such as Power BI, Tableau, Informatica, Cognos, SAS, Business Objects and more 

    Technical Specifications

    All 32-bit versions of this driver are part of the Connect for ODBC Series. All 64-bit versions are part of the Connect64 for ODBC Series.

    Progress DataDirect for ODBC for Informix Wire Protocol Driver
    Version 8.0.2
    (32- and 64-bit drivers are available for all supported databases and platforms unless otherwise noted.)

    ODBC Version Support

    • Compatible with ODBC 3.8 applications

    Database Support

    • Informix 14.1 and higher
    • Informix 12.1 and higher

    Operating System Support

    AIX (32- and 64-bit)

    • AIX, version 5.3, 6.1, 7.1 and higher

    HP

    • HP-UX IPF, 11i version 2.0 (B.11.23) and higher
    • HP-UX PA-RISC (32-bit only), version 11 and higher

    Linux x86 (32- and 64-bit for AMD and Intel processors)

    • CentOS Linux x86, version 4.0, 5.0, 6.0, 7.0, 8.0 and higher
    • Debian Linux x86, version 7.0, 8.0 and higher
    • Oracle Linux x86, version 4.0, 5.0, 6.0, 7.0, 8.0 and higher
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux x86, version 4.0, 5.0, 6.0, 7.0, 8.0 and higher
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Linux x86, version 10, 11, 12, 15 and higher
    • Ubuntu Linux x86, version 14.04, 16.04, 18.04 and higher

    Linux on System Z (64-bit only)

    • CentOS Linux x64, version 4.0, 5.0, 6.0, 7.0, 8.0 and higher
    • Oracle Linux x64, version 4.0, 5.0, 6.0, 7.0, 8.0 and higher
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux x64, version 4.0, 5.0, 6.0, 7.0, 8.0 and higher
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Linux x64, version 10, 11, 12, 15 and higher

    Solaris (32- and 64-bit)

    • Solaris x86 version 10 (Solaris 5.10), 11 and higher
    • Solaris on SPARC, version 8 (Solaris 5.8), 9, 10, 11 and higher

    Windows (32- and 64-bit)

    • Windows (x86), version 7, 8.1, 10 and higher
    • Windows Server (x86), version 2008, 2012, 2016, 2019 and higher

    Driver/Client Software Requirements

    • No Requirements

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