A JDBC access driver occupies a critical place within a data-intensive distributed Java application. Problems with your database driver can quickly translate into poor service for application end users. If you’re looking for a JDBC access driver that delivers rock-solid reliability no matter what the application scenario or workload, look no further than Progress DataDirect.
Progress® DataDirect is the world’s leading provider of enterprise-class data connectivity solutions. With a proven, 20-year history of innovation and reliability, Progress DataDirect components are embedded in more than 400 commercial products, and our data connectivity and integration solutions support mission-critical applications in thousands of major corporations worldwide, including 96 of the Fortune 100.
Progress DataDirect Connect® drivers are unmatched when it comes to performance and consistency. Utilizing a revolutionary Type 5 JDBC design, our JDBC access driver far outperforms the conventional Type 4 JDBC driver, regardless of the runtime environment or database type. Benchmark tests show that on average a Connect JDBC access driver processes 20 to 500 percent more work than competing JDBC drivers in a given time period, while using fewer CPU cycles and less memory.
Each DataDirect driver for JDBC and ODBC and data provider for ADO.NET is certified using industry standard benchmarks in conjunction with our exhaustive proprietary testing suites. The culmination of 20 years of experience in the industry, our testing framework features millions of test cases spanning all major operating platforms, chipset architectures, database versions, and application development technologies. The same rigorous testing is applied to every Connect driver, whether it’s a Sybase driver for JDBC, an ODBC for SQL Server driver, or any in our complete range of drivers for specific connectivity environments.
We stand behind every Connect JDBC access driver with industry-best technical support. Our worldwide support staff is deeply experienced in data connectivity technology and is available to our customers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via phone, e-mail, and the Web.