The IDL DataMiner is an Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) interface that allows IDL users to access and manipulate information from a variety of database management systems.
You can find information in the IDL DataMiner Guide, located in the help\pdf directory of your IDL installation. This guide includes topics such as:
- Creating and Connecting to a Database Object
- Working with Table Data
- ODBC SQL Syntax
- Data Type Mappings
- DataMiner API:
- ODBC Configuration on UNIX
The IDL DataMiner includes a set of ODBC drivers known as Connect ODBC, that is produced by DataDirect Technologies. IDL supports version 7.1 of the Connect ODBC drivers for most platforms.