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    Progress DataDirect’s ODBC Driver for Oracle Database Cloud Service offers a high-performing, secure and reliable connectivity solution for ODBC applications to access Oracle Database Cloud Service 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.

    • Handle high volume and velocity easily with high performing Oracle Database Cloud Service 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 Database Cloud Service


    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.

    Support for Oracle Security Features

    Our driver supports Oracle Advanced Security Data Integrity Checks, Oracle Wallet SSL Authentication and Oracle Internet Directory (OID) authentication without additional driver configuration.

    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.

    Performance Tuning

    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.

    Cross-platform Support

    Use one ODBC driver for all versions of SQL that works across all platforms - Unix / Linux, AIX, Solaris, Windows and HP-UX .

    Technical Specifications

    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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    Quick Video for installing DataDirect ODBC Driver on Windows

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    Quick Video for installing DataDirect ODBC Driver on Unix / Linux

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