ANN: eGenix mxODBC Python Database Interface Version 2.0.7

M.-A. Lemburg mal at
Mon Dec 6 19:36:33 CET 2004



       mxODBC Database Interface

                           Version 2.0.7

  Full Source Python extension providing ODBC database connectivity
      to Python applications on Windows and Unix platforms



The mxODBC Database Interface allows users to easily connect
Python applications to just about any database on the market
today - on both Windows and Unix platforms in a highly portable
and convenient way.  This makes mxODBC the ideal basis for writing
cross-platform database programs and utilities in Python.

mxODBC is included in the mx Commercial Extension Package
for Python, the commercial part of the mx Extension Series,
a collection of professional quality software tools which enhance
Python's usability in many important areas such as ODBC database
connectivity, fast text processing, date/time processing and
web site programming.

The package has proven its stability and usefulness in many mission
critical applications and various commercial settings all around
the world.

* About Python:
Python is an object-oriented Open Source programming language which
runs on all modern platforms ( By integrating
ease-of-use, clarity in coding, enterprise application connectivity
and rapid application design, Python establishes an ideal programming
platform for todays IT challenges.

* About eGenix:
eGenix is a consulting and software product company focused on
providing professional quality services and products to Python
users and developers (



The new version includes patches needed to compile the package
for Python 2.4. It now supports all Python versions 1.5.2 - 2.4.

As always we are providing pre-compiled versions of the package for
Windows and Linux as well as sources which allow you to install the
package on all other supported platforms.



mxODBC - High-Performance ODBC 3.5 Interface for Python

      mxODBC is an extension package that provides a Python Database
      API compliant interface to ODBC capable database drivers and

      In addition to the capabilities provided through the standard DB
      API it also gives access to a rich set of catalog methods which
      allow you to scan the database for tables, procedures,
      etc. Furthermore, it uses the mxDateTime package for date/time
      value interfacing eliminating most of the problems these types
      normally introduce (other in/output formats are available too).

      mxODBC allows you to interface to more than one database from one
      process, making inter-database interfacing very flexible and

      The source version includes a variety of pre-configured setups for
      many commonly used databases such as MySQL, Oracle, Informix,
      Solid, SAP DB, Sybase ASA and ASE, DBMaker and many more. The
      pre-compiled versions for Windows and Linux include the interfaces
      to the standard ODBC manager on these platforms to allow for a
      more easily configurable setup.

      More details are available at:




The download archives and instructions for installing the package can
be found at:

In order to use the eGenix mx Commercial package you will first
need to install the eGenix mx Base package which can be downloaded
from the same location.



mxODBC is distributed under the terms and conditions of the Commercial License. mxODBC is free for use in non-commercial

Commercial users may evaluate the product for 30 days following the
initial installation. For continued use, commercial users can purchase
installation licenses for mxODBC through our secure online shop.

We also provide special licensing setups for commercial product
developers that want to integrate mxODBC into their products.

For full details, please see

or write to sales at

The package comes with full source code



Commercial quality support for these packages is available from Please see

for details about our support offerings.

Marc-Andre Lemburg

Professional Python Services directly from the Source  (#1, Dec 06 2004)
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>>> mxODBC, mxDateTime, mxTextTools ...

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