The OpenLink ODBC Driver for Ingres (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 Ingres (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 Ingres (Express Edition) supports connections to Ingres II/7.x through 3.x/9.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.