ODBC Driver for Salesforce Overview

Devart ODBC Driver for Salesforce provides high-performance and feature-rich connectivity solution for ODBC-based applications to access Salesforce.com, Force.com cloud CRM and Database.com cloud databases from Windows, both 32-bit and 64-bit. Full support for standard ODBC API functions and data types implemented in our driver makes interaction of your database applications with Salesforce fast, easy and extremely handy.

Direct Connection via HTTP or Proxy

Our driver provides capabilities to establish SSL-encrypted connections to Salesforce.com, Force.com cloud CRM and Database.com cloud databases directly via HTTP. If you have no access to Salesforce via HTTP directly, you have also an ability to connect via Proxy using the options: Host, Port, Username, Password.

Native Connectivity to Salesforce

Extended SQL Syntax

Our ODBC driver provides an unrivalled opportunity to work with Salesforce objects just as with SQL tables. The extended SQL syntax allows you to use all the SQL benefits, not available in Salesforce SOQL, in SQL-92 compatible SELECT statements:

  • Complex JOINs
  • WHERE conditions
  • Subqueries
  • GROUP statements
  • Aggregation functions
  • ORDER statements
  • etc.
Extended SQL SELECT Syntax

DML Operations

Devart ODBC Driver for Salesforce provides support for DML:

  • INSERT
  • UPDATE
  • DELETE

which allows you to modify data in Salesforce the same way as in SQL databases.

DML Operations

Bulk Updates

Moreover, with our driver you can perform bulk updates to Salesforce by combining SQL statements into batches, thus simplifying and speeding up large data modification with Salesforce.

Native Connectivity to Salesforce


Salesforce Compatibility

Salesforce Compatibility

Our ODBC driver has support for the following data types defined in the Salesforce API:

  • Primitive data types
  • Salesforce Field data types

Moreover, the driver is compatible with the Salesforce API itself.

ODBC Conformance

ODBC Conformance

The driver provides full support for common ODBC interface:

  • ODBC API Functions support
  • ODBC Data Types support

In addition, we provide support for Advanced Connection String parameters. Thus allowing any desktop and web applications to connect to Salesforce from various environments and platforms, that support ODBC.

Data Conversion

Advanced Data Conversion

We have implemented advanced Data Conversion mechanisms that provide bi-directional mapping between any Salesforce and ODBC data types.

Unicode Driver

Fully Unicode Driver

With our fully Unicode driver, you can retrieve and work with any data from multi-lingual Salesforce databases correctly, not depending on whether its charset is Latin, Cyrillic, Hebrew, Chinese, etc., in any environment localization.

3ed-Party Integration

Integration

The driver is compatible with 3rd-party data analyses tools, such as Microsoft Excel, and integrates with various IDEs and systems like Visual Studio, etc.

For the complete list of compatible tools and environments visit the Compatibility page.

x64 development

Platforms Variety

ODBC driver for Salesforce can be used with 32-bit and 64-bit applications on both x32 and x64 platforms, so there is no need to additionally configure the driver, applications or environment.



High Performance

Every operation with Salesforce.com and Database.com becomes significantly faster using such capabilities of our driver as Local data caching, connection pooling, query optimization and much more.

Performance

Support

Visit our Support page to get instant support from experienced professionals, fast and detailed responses, user engagement and interaction, frequent builds with bug fixes, and much more.

Support