Progress DataDirect for ODBC for GitHub

    An asterisk (*) indicates support that was added in a hotfix or software patch subsequent to a release.

    For a list a list of issues resolved since general availability, refer to the fixes.

    Version 8.0.0


    • The installer program has been enhanced to support Azul Zulu JRE 11. As a result of this change, the installer has ended support for platforms that do not support Java SE 8 or higher. The installer supports the following operating systems after the enhancement:
      • Windows 8.1 or higher
      • Windows Server 2012 RC2 or higher
      • UNIX/Linux: Any operating system on a machine using a JRE that is Java SE 8 or higher (LTS version), including Oracle JDK, OpenJDK, and IBM SDK (Java) distributions.
      Important: These changes do not affect the operating system requirements of the driver.*
    • The driver has been enhanced to support the Bearer token authentication method.*
    • The default value of the Authentication Method connection option has been changed to 34 (BearerToken).*
    • For Windows platforms, the default value of the SQL Engine Mode (SQLEngineMode) connection option has been changed to 1 (Server).*
    • The driver supports SQL read-only access to GitHub.
    • The driver supports all ODBC Core and Level 1 functions and some Level 1 and Level 2 features.
    • The driver supports GitHub data types through data type inference. 
    • The driver supports Basic authentication.
    • The driver supports the handling of large result sets with paging, and the Fetch Size (FetchSize) and Web Services Fetch Size (WSFetchSize) connection options.
    • On Windows platforms, the driver includes the DataDirect ODBC Driver Configuration Manager for quick configuration and testing of your driver. This Configuration Manager allows you to:
      • Configure data sources
      • Generate and edit connection URLs
      • Test connect data sources and connection URLs
      • Execute SQL commands for testing
      • Access connection option descriptions and the full product documentation

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