SQL Up Leveling/ Full ANSI SQL Support
SQL up-leveling provides the capability to write a SQL statement that can be executed across multiple databases, regardless of the databases’ SQL implementation. For example, a SQL statement written against Oracle will also be interoperable with DB2.
Encryption SSL 3.0, TLS 1.0, 1.1, 1.2 Compliant
We keep our SSL version up to date. Upon identification of any security vulnerability, Progress will exercise commercially reasonable efforts to address the vulnerability in accordance with the following policy.
Support for Advanced Azure features
Our SQL Server ODBC driver supports connections to proxy server over HTTP and authentication via Azure Active Directory (AD). Azure AD authentication is an alternative to SQL Server Authentication for Azure SQL Database that allows you to centrally manage identities of database users
Progress DataDirect management of packet-based network communication provides unsurpassed packet transport, network round trips and data buffering optimization. (socket management). Includes performance methodology for throughput and resource utillization (CPU/memory)
TSANet Multi-Vendor Support Channel
We live for your next big customer. Make sure your customers are successful with 24/7 partner support and access to expertise from our engineering teams, partnerships and leading technology companies such as Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM through our TSANet multi vendor support channel.
Day 1 Support for any new versions
Day One Support for disruptive technologies with frequent release cycles. With this strategy - the first of its kind for any data connectivity provider - Progress DataDirect on-premises ODBC and JDBC drivers will support any new versions of supported data sources.
Use one ODBC driver for all versions of SQL that works across all platforms - Unix / Linux, AIX, Solaris, Windows and HP-UX .
Advanced Connection Pooling
Connection pooling allows you to reuse connections rather than creating a new one every time the driver needs to establish a connection to the underlying database. The DataDirect Connect Series for ODBC drivers enable connection pooling without requiring changes to your client application.