What Windows technology is the primary focus of the Windows Data Sources utility?
A) Active Directory
E) That little arrow on the shortcut icon
The answer: B) ODBC
Windows Open Database Connectivity is a common framework for interfacing applications with data in databases. The Windows Data Sources utility provides a central facility for managing database drivers and connectivity.
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The Windows ODBC functionality allows developers to build applications without any concern over the type of database that the application will use. In this video, you’ll learn about Windows Data Sources and how to configure them for your ODBC-based applications.