ODBC Driver for SQL Azure

Devart ODBC Driver for SQL Azure provides high-performance and feature-rich connectivity solution for ODBC-based applications to access SQL Azure 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 SQL Azure fast, easy and extremely handy.



Native Connectivity to SQL Azure

Direct Connection

Database applications based on our solution get an opportunity to establish connection to SQL Azure in Direct Mode. Direct Mode gives your applications an unrivalled advantage — connection to SQL Azure databases directly via TCP/IP avoiding SQL Azure client software. That improves performance of your applications, their quality, reliability and especially the deployment process, since there is no need to supply additional client software together with your application.

SQL Azure Compatibility

SQL Azure Compatibility

Our driver is fully compatible with the latest SQL Azure V12 version and is always maintained up to date.

Bulk updates to SQL Azure

Bulk Updates

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

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 SQL Azure from various environments and platforms, that support ODBC.

RAC Server support

Advanced Data Conversion

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

3rd-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 SQL Azure 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.

x64 development

Fully Unicode Driver

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



Performance

High Performance

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

Support

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.