DataDirect Connectors Oracle ODBC Driver for Quick and Powerful Data Integration


Handle high volume and velocity easily with high performing Oracle ODBC Driver 


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


Remove dependancy on vendor client libraries and vendor clients by using our ODBC driver for Oracle




Relentlessly protecting you from vulnerabilities such as Heartbleed, Poodle, and more to reduce business risk


Up to 4X performance improvement delivers improved response times, faster reporting, and higher levels of transaction processing

Version Agnostic

One DataDirect Oracle ODBC driver supports simultaneous connections to many versions of Oracle, including Oracle 8, Oracle 9, Oracle 10, Oracle 11, and Oracle 12


Certified by us and deployed in thousands of production instances worldwide, we support most popular business applications including Tableau, Informatica, Cognos, Business Objects, and more

Broad Coverage

Available on every major platform, including Windows 10, Linux, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, and more

Codeless Configuration

Optimize performance and compatibility without application changes

Technical Specs

Progress DataDirect for ODBC for Oracle Wire Protocol Driver
Version 8.0.1
(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

  • Oracle 12c R1 (12.1) and higher
  • Oracle 11g R1 (11.1) and higher
  • Oracle 10g R1 (10.1) and higher
  • Oracle 9i R2 (9.2) and higher
  • Oracle8i R3 (8.1.7) and higher

Operating System Support

AIX (32- and 64-bit)
  • AIX, version 5.3 and higher

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

  • CentOS Linux x86, version 4.0 and higher
  • Debian Linux x86, version 7.0 and higher
  • Oracle Linux x86, version 4.0 and higher
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux x86, version 4.0 and higher
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Linux x86, version 10 and higher
  • Ubuntu Linux x86, version 14.04 and higher

Linux on System Z (64-bit only)

  • CentOS Linux x64, version 4.0 and higher
  • Oracle Linux x64, version 4.0 and higher
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux x64, version 4.0 and higher
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Linux x64, version 10 and higher

Mac OS X (32- and 64-bit)

  • Mac OS X, v10.9.x and higher

Windows (32- and 64-bit)

  • Windows (x86), version 7 and higher
  • Windows Server (x86), version 2003 and higher
  • Windows Vista (x86)
  • Windows XP Professional (x86), SP2 or higher

Driver/Client Software Requirements

  • For Mac OS X: iODBC Driver Manager, version 3.52.7 or higher.

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

Oracle Wire Protocol ODBC Driver

Wire Protocol

Our Oracle ODBC Driver Supports Wire Protocol

DataDirect's Oracle Wire Protocol ODBC driver connects to Oracle servers without the need for any Oracle networking software. The driver is optimized to communicate directly and efficiently with Oracle servers using the Oracle server wire protocol. Our ODBC Driver for Oracle also fully supports all Oracle systems including Oracle 8.1.5 and higher from a single wire protocol ODBC driver.

Learn More
SAS Oracle ODBC Driver Tutorial


Access Oracle 11g from SAS on Linux using ODBC Driver

This article explains how quick and easy it is to connect to an Oracle 11g server from SAS running on a Linux client using the DataDirect Connect for ODBC Oracle Wire Protocol driver

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High Performance for Oracle ODBC Driver


Optimize Oracle ODBC Driver for Performance

One of the advantages of DataDirect Oracle ODBC driver is its flexibility; it can be fine-tuned to enhance performance. Read the following tutorial to understand how you can deliver superior performance.

Download Tutorial
SAP Recommends DataDirect ODBC Drivers


SAP Recommends DataDirect's Oracle ODBC Driver

Data Services ODBC drivers are bundled with Data Services Installation and are installed in $LINK_DIR/DataDirect folder. They can be used to connect various data sources such as: DB2, Informix, MySQL, OpenEdge, Oracle, Postgre SQL, SQL Server, Sybase.

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Oracle ODBC Driver Installation for Windows


Quick Video for installing DataDirect ODBC Driver on Windows

If you have are working on windows, these videos can help you install our ODBC driver on your windows machines. These steps are valid for our Oracle ODBC Driver as well.

Oracle ODBC Driver Installation for Unix / Linux


Quick Video for installing DataDirect ODBC Driver on Unix / Linux

If you are working on a Unix / Linux system, these videos can help you install our ODBC driver on your machines whether it is Unix, Linux, AIX, Solaris or HP-UX. These steps can be used to install our ODBC Driver for Oracle in order to support all ODBC applications.

Oracle ODBC Driver Case Study - Toyota

Case Study

Toyota Saved $100,000 using ODBC drivers for Oracle, SQL Server and DB2

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 about how they were able to use our ODBC Driver to provide out-of-the-box Oracle database connection.

Toyota Case Study



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