IBM Data Server Drivers (Db2 Connect Client)

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Db2 Connect Client provides connectivity to mainframe and databases from Linux, UNIX, and Windows operating systems. You can connect to Db2® databases on the z/OS®, IBM® i, VSE, and VM operating systems and on IBM Power Systems hardware. You can also connect to databases that you did not create by using IBM products if they are Distributed Relational Database Architecture™ (DRDA) compliant.

Types of Db2 Connect Client drivers

1) IBM Data Server Driver Package (DS driver)
2) IBM Data Server Driver for JDBC and SQLJ
3) IBM Data Server Driver for ODBC and CLI
4) IBM Data Server Provider for .NET
5) IBM Data Server Provide for .NET Core
6) IBM Data Server Provide for .NET EFCore
7) IBM Database Add-Ins for Visual Studio (VSAI)
8) Open Source Drivers and Frameworks (Go, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, R, Ruby, Swift, Kotlin, Scala etc)
9) IBM Data Server Runtime Client
10) IBM Data Server Client

For more detail, please refer Getting started with IBM Data Server Drivers

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Latest Discussions

  • When using Security = "SSL" is it possible to host the Certificate on a public website? For example, can we set the SSLServerCertificate to "https://ourwebsite/godaddy.cert" trying to deploy the cert to our applications is not ideal. -Frank Peach ------------------------------ ...

  • Hi Cesar, yes, it is the db2 connect and it should be inside the license folder of NuGet package. Thanks Vishwa ------------------------------ Hosathota Vishwanatha ------------------------------

  • Hi!, Could you tell me if this is the license of the db2 connect? that has to be on the license folder of the nugget ? ------------------------------ Cesar Tocon ------------------------------