Micro Focus XDBC Client provides a subset of the functionality provided in
Micro Focus XDBC Server. This includes the following:
- ODBC driver for ODBC-compliant Windows applications. Popular Microsoft Office applications such as Access and Excel, as well
as Crystal Reports and Visual Basic programs, use the ODBC standard for connecting to external data sources. This driver enables
users of these applications to connect to a database and execute SQL commands for data retrieval and manipulation purposes.
- JDBC driver for Java applications. A JDBC driver, which enables Java applications to connect to a database.
- XDBC query tool. The query tool enables you to execute SQL commands and scripts directly on your database tables without having
to connect to the database from a third-party application or go through an ODBC connection. This tool is meant for those knowledgeable
in SQL programming.
- Ping utility. This utility is for system administrators and is used to verify that the XDBC Client is able to connect to the
Micro Focus XDBC Server.
The XDBC Client enables client access to remote databases that are served by
Micro Focus XDBC Server without the need for a Micro Focus runtime to be installed on the client.