[DB-SIG] Multivalue database access - non-SQL

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Wed Aug 26 23:09:12 CEST 2009

Norman Bauer wrote:
> Hello,
> I am beginning to dive into developing a module connecting to an IBM
> UniVerse database. I'll first start by saying that this is the largest
> undertaking I have ever had and so far the experience has been fun,
> yet frustrating at times... I know wahhhh....
> Before I get into the meat of it, I would really appreciate some
> general pointers in developing to the DB API, pitfalls and the likes.
> And also if anyone has worked on or developed one of the
> non-relational database modules in the past your input would be
> extremely valuable.
> Oh and of course if there is anyone who may want to collaborate on
> this project, I would welcome your contributions.

Unless you have some specific need that requires writing a
native driver for UniVerse, I'd suggest to first have a look
at the UniVerse ODBC driver:


The driver conforms to ODBC 2.0, so should work well with mxODBC
which supports drivers having ODBC conformance levels 2.0 - 3.5:


Marc-Andre Lemburg

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