What are the important components of ODBC?

Java 8ProgrammingObject Oriented Programming

Following are the main components of the ODBC architecture.

  • Application: An application which communicates with the databases using ODBC functions is ODBC application.

  • ODBC driver manager: Whenever an application calls a function of ODBC API to communicate with a database, the driver manager accepts and passes it to ODBC driver and accepts the results from the driver and returns it back to the application.

  • ODBC driver: The ODBC driver accepts the application function calls from the driver manager and connects to the specified DataSource, retrieves the required data and returns it to the driver manager.

  • Data source: A DataSource contains a set of data, environments associated with it such as software to access the database, operating and network platform.

Published on 27-Mar-2019 18:26:07