Re: C++ equivalence of JDBC

James Kanze <>
Sat, 26 Jan 2008 03:26:58 -0800 (PST)
On Jan 26, 12:02 pm, Erik Wikstr=F6m <> wrote:

On 2008-01-26 11:02, Kira Yamato wrote:

I apologize if this is an off topic question, but I am not sure where
is the right forum to ask this:

I was wondering what are the currently popular choices for database
connectivity in C++.

Is there a standard being worked on that will become the C++
equivalence of java's JDBC?

ODBC have been standardised since 1992.

So all he has to do is find a library which implements it:-).

I used OTL ( in one previous
project. I'm not sure I totally agree with the philosophie, but
it did work out pretty well. No support for any of the free
databases (mySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.), however (at least as far as
I can tell).

James Kanze (GABI Software)
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