In computing, ODBC (Open Database Connectivity) is a standard C programming language interface for accessing database management systems (DBMS). The designers of ODBC aimed to make it independent of database systems and operating systems. An application can use ODBC to query data from a DBMS, regardless of the operating system or DBMS it uses.

Questions with the odbc tag regards use of ODBC with databases.

Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ODBC

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