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Chapter 8. Introduction to SQL > Creating an ODBC Data Source

Creating an ODBC Data Source

ODBC client applications do not directly load ODBC drivers. In fact, they have no knowledge of what driver to use with any specific database. Rather, the application connects to a data source. A data source appears to your application as a virtual database. Within the data source, all the ODBC settings are configured, including specifying which ODBC driver to use.


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