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ALSO CALLED: Open DataBase Connectivity
DEFINITION: Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) is an open standard application programming interface (API) for accessing a database. By using ODBC statements in a program, you can access files in a number of different databases, including Access, dBase, DB2, Excel, and Text. In addition to the ODBC software, a separate module or driver is needed for each database to be accessed. The main proponent and supplier  … 
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The State of System i Security 2008
sponsored by PowerTech
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains a number of common security exposures and configuration management practices that must be mitigated in order to protect the data that resides on the System i.
Posted: 01 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

PowerTech

The Challenges - and Myths - of Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance
sponsored by Bytware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the challenges and dispels the myths associated with SOX compliance in iSeries (System i) shops. It also examines the 5 steps to take toward compliance, and how to achieve CobiT objectives such as risk assessment and more.
Posted: 29 Nov 2006 | Published: 30 Aug 2004

Bytware, Inc.
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ODBC DEFINITION (continued): …  of ODBC programming support is Microsoft.ODBC is based on and closely aligned with The Open Group standard Structured Query Language (SQL) Call-Level Interface. It allows programs to use SQL requests that will access databases without having to know the proprietary interfaces to the databases. ODBC handles the SQL request and converts it into a request the individual database system understands.ODBC was created by the SQL Access Group and first released in September, 1992. Although Microsoft Windows was the first to provide an ODBC product, versions now exist for UNIX, OS/2, and Macintosh … 

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