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ODBC 101: The Beginner's Guide to Open Database Connectivity

DataDirect Technologies
Published:  Mar 17, 2009
Length:  8 pages

Since the SQL Access Group created the Call Level Interface, ODBC has become the most ubiquitous method for connecting to relational database sources. ODBC was developed to allow programmers to access relational data in a uniform manner, regardless of the database backend. ODBC translates those generic commands into the specific esoteric commands of the database backend, so the quality of the driver directly determines the performance of the database connectivity layer. Learn more today!



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