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A Comparison of Database Drivers for MySQL

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MySQL is "The world's most popular open source database" and it is widely-used to store and access your data. In fact, there are many cloud and on-premise databases (like MemSQL and Google Cloud SQL) that use the MySQL interface. Several native, open-source drivers are available for connecting to your MySQL data from other applications. In […]

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Easily Integrate with Any RESTful API Using the CData API Driver

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The evolution of APIs has opened up exciting opportunities for businesses. RESTful APIs are a consistent, straightforward way that enables businesses to work with external data and offer access to their own data. In May 2021, the number of public APIs grew beyond 24,000, with about 2,000 APIs added just since 2019.  APIs continue to be beneficial to businesses and developers, and with the CData API Driver, it […]


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SQL Access to Redis Data

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Traditionally, importing key-value data stores such as Redis into BI, reporting, and ETL tools is problematic, if not impossible. With the CData Drivers, there are several different ways to building a traditional database model to easily work with Redis data in the BI, reporting, ETL, and custom applications of your choice. In this article, we discuss […]

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Perform API Operations Using Stored Procedures in CData SSIS Components

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APIs require up-to-date and strong documentation, increased security levels, comprehensive testing, routine versioning, and high-reliability to be appropriately utilized. With the CData SSIS Data Flow components you can import and export data from various data sources. However, in some cases the type of operation you need does not fit the SSIS Source or the SSIS Destination model. The […]


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Connect to SAP HANA Data as a Linked Server

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The SQL Gateway enables you to configure a TDS (SQL Server) remoting service and set up a linked server for SAP HANA data.  After you have started the service, you can use the UI in SQL Server Management Studio or call stored procedures to create the linked server. You can then work with SAP HANA data just […]


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