Dictionary Term

Open Database Connectivity

AKA:

Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) is middleware for retrieving data, irrespective of the database management system from which the data originates. Created in 1992 by the SQL Access Group, ODBC has since been adopted by Windows.

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Further reading: http://www.pcmag.com/encyclopedia/term/48273/odbc http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/O/ODBC.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ODBC



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