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ODBC

Access third-party ODBC-compliant databases from within Caché; access Caché as an JDBC-compliant database.

Background Information

ODBC (Open Database Connectivity) is a C-based standard for accessing data.

Available Tools

Caché ODBC driver

Enables you to access Caché as a ODBC-compliant database. The Caché ODBC driver is a native driver — it is not built on top of any other proprietary interface. The Caché ODBC driver offers the following features:

  • High performance

  • Portability

  • Native Unicode support

  • Thread safety

You can use Caché ODBC with any tool, application, or development environment that supports ODBC.

See Using Caché with ODBC.

Availability: All namespaces.

Caché SQL Gateway

Enables your Caché applications to access third-party relational databases. Using the SQL Gateway, applications can:

  • Access data stored in third-party relational databases within Caché applications using objects and/or SQL queries.

  • Store persistent Caché objects in external relational databases.

For details, see Using Caché with ODBC and see “Using the Caché SQL Gateway” in Using Caché SQL.

Availability: All namespaces.

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