The eGenix mxODBC Zope DA™ allows you to easily connect your Zope or Plone CMS installation to just about any database backend on the market today, giving you the reliability of the commercially supported eGenix product mxODBC and the flexibility of the ODBC standard as middle-tier architecture.
The mxODBC Zope Database Adapter is highly portable, just like Zope itself and provides a high performance interface to all your ODBC data sources, using a single well-supported interface on Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, FreeBSD and other platforms.
This makes it ideal for deployment in ZEO Clusters and Zope hosting environments where stability and high performance are a top priority, establishing an excellent basis and scalable solution for your Plone CMS.
With the patch level 2.0.2 release we have updated the integrated mxODBC Python Extension to the latest 3.1.1 release, which includes a number of important workarounds for these ODBC drivers:
Due to popular demand, we have also added instructions on how to install mxODBC Zope DA 2.0 with Plone 4.1 and Zope 2.13 - even though this combination is not officially supported by the mxODBC Zope DA 2.0 series.
The mxODBC Zope DA is now compatible with all recent Plone versions. Please see the mxODBC Zope DA documentation for details on how to install the product for use in Plone.
Licenses purchased for version 2.0.x of the mxODBC Zope DA will continue to work with the 2.0.2 patch level release.All other users of mxODBC Zope DA will have to purchase new licenses from our online shop in order to upgrade to mxODBC Zope DA 2.0.
Compared to the previous 1.0 version of the mxODBC Zope DA, the 2.0 version offers these enhancements:
Please visit the eGenix mxODBC Zope DA product page for downloads, instructions on installation and documentation of the packages
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Marc-Andre Lemburg, eGenix.com