Create ODBC connection in Adobe ColdFusion with Devart ODBC Drivers

Adobe ColdFusion is a rapid web-application development/building (RAD, or RAB) computing platform that, coincidently, allows development and building of web and mobile applications. With Adobe Coldfusion platform you can build, develop, and deploy web and even cloud-native applications with almost no effort. The scalability is provided by in-built multi-cloud facilities, whereas the productivity is maximized with tools that integrate in any CI/CD pipeline. Performance Monitoring Toolset allows to simplify the integration with numerous cloud-based services, while eliminating almost any performance bottlenecks.
Devart provides ODBC connectors for Adobe ColdFusion to access data from databases and cloud-based apps - you can build your application, using either your local or remote data-source, without any worries about data-management process having performance or stability issues.

Key Features

Direct mode

Native connection to traditional databases and cloud-based services from Adobe ColdFusion using an ODBC driver. No need to use client software to establish a Adobe ColdFusion ODBC connection and fetch your sales figures table from databases, such as Oracle, MySQL, or PostgreSQL, and cloud services, such as Salesforce, QuickBooks, or Zoho CRM.

SQL data type mapping

Full support and mapping of data source-specific SQL data types to the standard ODBC data types. Access diverse data stores from Adobe ColdFusion through a unified interface with exceptional speed. You can create custom mappings between data source fields and ODBC data types.

Secure connection

Devart ODBC drivers use SSL / SSH and HTTPS tunneling to protect user data as it flows between a remote server and Adobe ColdFusion over the Internet. Tunneling allows you to send communications securely between machines.

ANSI SQL-92 standard support for cloud services

Devart ODBC drivers address one of the major challenges of retrieving data from email marketing, CRM, accounting, and other cloud applications into Adobe ColdFusion: their lack of adequate API support for SQL-92 standard SQL commands. Our drivers are designed to get the most out of cloud service APIs.

How to connect Adobe ColdFusion to ODBC data source and access data in 3 steps

Install the driver and configure an ODBC data source in the driver settings

01. Install the driver and configure an ODBC data source. Start Adobe ColdFusion and from the dashboard, go to Data & Services section.
N.B. Ensure that everything has been installed correctly - for instance, there is a known issue in ColdFusion that prevents users from using ODBC.

Install the ODBC driver for Adobe ColdFusion
Start SQL Server Management Studio and create a linked server

02. In Data & Services section, Data Sources tab, enter the Data Source name and select ODBC Socket option from the Driver dropdown menu. Proceed by clicking the Add button, and on the next page select and enter all required data: ODBC DSN, User Name, Password etc.

Choose ODBC DSN in Adobe ColdFusion
Run a query against the data storage

03. After submitting details on the previous step, your Data Source will be automatically tested. If everything is correct, the OK message will be shown in status. If something is wrong, the Error status will be assigned, with error details shown under your Data Source.

Retrieve ODBC database to Adobe ColdFusion

ODBC Data Connectors

Fast and unified access to databases

We offer you optimal data access by means of ODBC and native database client libraries. However, you can avoid using client libraries, since our ODBC drivers are able to connect via the native protocol directly without using client software at all.

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Direct access to data

Why pick Devart ODBC Drivers for importing data to Adobe ColdFusion?

Fully Unicode-compliant ODBC drivers

Fully Unicode-compliant ODBC drivers

Unicode is the universal standard for encoding characters in most languages. Our ODBC drivers provide a Unicode-compliant way to work with strings and characters in databases: they are capable of mapping Unicode function calls and string data types to ANSI encoding.

All major versions of data stores are supported

All major versions of data stores are supported

Our ODBC drivers can be used to interact and perform SQL CRUD operations on popular traditional databases and cloud services from Adobe ColdFusion, such as MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, Salesforce, or Mailchimp.

Regular feature update rollouts and timely bug fixes

Regular feature updates and timely bug fixes

We frequently release new versions of ODBC drivers with new capabilities or enhancements for already existing features. Changes and new features are added to the roadmap based on customer feedback. Bug fixes and minor improvements are released as nightly builds to resolve issues in a timely fashion.

Strict compliance with Microsoft ODBC 3.52 Specification

Strict compliance with Microsoft ODBC 3.52 Specification

Our ODBC drivers provide full support for the standard Open Database Connectivity API functions and data types. ODBC interface allows Adobe ColdFusion to connect to ODBC databases using the SQL language. Additionally, we have designed Advanced Connection String parameters that implement different types of behavior.

Exceptional SQL query performance and bulk updates

Exceptional SQL query performance and bulk updates

Our ODBC drivers allow you to perform bulk record update in Adobe ColdFusion in a single update statement while maintaining decent update speed. When you need to update a table with a million records, you can use a single update operation which significantly reduces execution time compared to row-by-row operations.

Team of expert support engineers and community of developers

Team of expert support engineers and community of developers

Contact our friendly, knowledgeable support team for assistance if you have any questions about using our ODBC drivers with Adobe ColdFusion or join our forum to discuss anything related to the database application development with other professional developers.

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