The OpenLink ODBC Driver for DB2 (Express Edition) is a single component installed on a machine hosting ODBC compliant applications such as Microsoft Excel, 4th Dimension, Omnis Studio, DB Visualizer, DB Designer, etc.
The OpenLink ODBC Driver for DB2 (Express Edition) is a multi-threaded "Wire Protocol" Driver, enabling seamless out-of-the-box connectivity supported databases, and eliminating the need for the installation of any database-specific client networking software.
The OpenLink ODBC Driver for DB2 (Express Edition) supports connections to DB2 6.x through 8.x, and has been specifically designed for Apple's Mac Universal platform. This Release implements try-and-buy functionality, greatly simplifying evaluation and enabling a smooth upgrade to a full license, at a low entry-level price. Simply enter the promotion code "ExpressPromo" at purchase time and the discount is yours.
What's new in this version:
- XA-based two-phase commit
- Support in Mac OS X Universal binaries for PPC and Intel 32-bit mode on Tiger (10.4) and Leopard (10.5), plus Intel 64-bit mode on Leopard
KNOWN ISSUE: Cannot be used with PPC-native applications on Intel machines, due to limitations of Apple JVM.