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OpenAccess SDK Release 8.1

Progress DataDirect OpenAccess SDK is the industry's leading custom driver development kit, enabling you to develop ODBC, JDBC, OLE DB, or ADO.NET drivers for any data source. Each new release of OpenAccess leverages DataDirect’s existing line of industry standard DataDirect Connect drivers, offering you significant upgrades and enterprise level features quickly.

Highlights of Release 8.1

This new release is focused on security and performance for ever-growing data sets, as well as enhancing the experience of the ADO.NET provider. Key highlights of this release include: 

OpenAccess SDK SQL Engine and IP SDK

  • Support for RIGHT OUTER JOIN operations
  • Improved support for nested join queries
  • Improved performance with indexed disk cache for nested query results
  • Improved calculation of precision of the scalar function result, based on precision of
    input arguments
  • Support for configurable behavior to enforce an integrity constraint check when null
    values are specified in non-nullable result columns with the IP_INFO_VALIDATE_NULL_CONSTRAINT ipGetinfo option
OpenAccess SDK Server
  • Support for service configurable option, ServiceNetworkBufferSize, to specify network
    protocol buffer size
  • Support for service configurable option, ServiceSSLVersions, to specify the version of
    cryptoprotocol to be used for encryption, when SSL is enabled
  • Upgrade of OpenSSL library to 1.0.2h
OpenAccess SDK Client for JDBC
  • Support for JDBC 4.0 specification
  • Support for the CryptoProtocolVersion connection option that specifies the version of the
    SSL standard used for encryption, whenever SSL is enabled
OpenAccess SDK Client for ODBC
  • Distribution of the sample Tableau TDC file with the OpenAccess ODBC client as a
    standard component
  • Support for the CryptoProtocolVersion connection option that specifies the version of the
    SSL standard that is used for encryption, whenever SSL is enabled
  • Upgrade of OpenSSL library to 1.0.2h
OpenAccess SDK Client for ADO.NET
  • Support for 64-bit row fetch
  • Support for public/global IP address for client identification
  • Support for the CryptoProtocolVersion connection option that specifies the version of the
    SSL standard that is used for encryption, whenever SSL is enabled
  • Inclusion of branding tool as part of installation
  • Support for Visual Studio 2013 and 2015
  • Dropped support for Visual Studio 2008 and 2010
  • Support for .NET Framework 4.5 and .NET Framework 4.6
  • Dropped support for .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, and 4.0

Release 5.1.2 Private Cloud

Progress® Rollbase® Version 5.1.2 Release Notes

  • For information on new features and changes in behavior, see here.
  • For information on supported platforms, see here.
  • For Third party acknowledgments, refer product documentation or the installation directory.

Fixed Issues


Following is the list of issues fixed with this release.
Case ID Defect ID Description
00439254 RB-7355 Internal Error Exception while user login using SAML Authentication


Release Date 

Apr 10th, 2018



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