Easysoft ODBC-DB2 Driver User's Guide - Introduction

Introducing the Easysoft ODBC-DB2 Driver

The Easysoft ODBC-DB2 Driver is an ODBC 3.52 driver for DB2. It lets ODBC-enabled applications access DB2 databases from Linux, Unix and Windows platforms.

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The Easysoft ODBC-DB2 Driver connects ODBC-enabled applications on Linux, Unix and Windows to DB2 databases. For example, access DB2 databases from Apache, ApplixWare, Informatica, Apache OpenOffice, LibreOffice, OpenOffice.org and StarOffice. In addition, the Easysoft ODBC-DB2 Driver supports the Perl DBI and DBD::ODBC modules, PHP, PEAR DB, the Python pyodbc and mxODBC interfaces, C and any other ODBC-enabled programming language or interface.

Product Status

The Easysoft ODBC-DB2 Driver is currently available on Unix, Linux and Windows platforms. The most up to date list of Easysoft ODBC-DB2 Driver platforms is available at:


Software problems can be reported to support@easysoft.com by users who have either purchased support or registered at the Easysoft web site at http://www.easysoft.com and are evaluating Easysoft products.


The Easysoft ODBC-DB2 Driver uses the Distributed Relational Database Architecture (DRDA) data transfer protocol to communicate with DB2. No additional software needs to be installed on the client machine or the DB2 machine.