odbc.dll vs. mxODBC

Gordon McMillan gmcm at hypernet.com
Sat May 20 08:39:06 EDT 2000

Dmitry Rozmanov <dima at xenon.spb.ru> wrote:

>        What are the pros of mxODBC in comparision with odbc 
module that comes
>with win32 extention to Python? 
>Currently I use module from extention. Will there be any good if I
>install mxODBC. Actually I have all I need. But if mxODBC exists 
>there is some reasons, but I don't know them;) :(.

mxODBC has a more complete API and a much more sophisticated 
implementation. For example, it does statement caching. Together 
with bind variables, this can make an enormous difference.

- Gordon

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