isCOBOL Universal Database Connector (UDBC) Server


The isCOBOL UDBC Server allows developers to access indexed files hosted by the isCOBOL Application Server as if they were a relational database. This enables organizations to benefit from modern productivity tools designed for relational databases without having to restructure or migrate existing data.

Based on the Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) standard, and Java Database Connectivity (JDBC), isCOBOL UDBC provides SQL access to ISAM indexed data files for all supported file systems including isCOBOL JISAM and all supported file connectors like VFC (Vision File Connector) the Micro Focus® Vision file system (formally Acucorp Vision file system) and MFC (MicroFocus File Connector). The isCOBOL UDBC interface enables organizations to benefit from modern PC productivity tools without having to restructure existing data files.

  • Retrieve and update indexed data files from popular Windows-based applications
  • JDBC Type 4 driver to allow data access from Java applications
  • Access all supported file systems, including isCOBOL JISAM
  • Support local system, network, and client/server configurations


isCOBOL UDBC Server includes an ODBC and JDBC driver for all supported isCOBOL file systems, including isCOBOL JISAM. The product also offers Server-side SQL processing and includes a GUI utility to manage configurations and a command-line SQL interpreter utility.

isCOBOL UDBC ODBC drivers lets developers retrieve and update indexed data files from many Windows-based applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, MS Query, Crystal Reports, and any ODBC compliant programming language. These applications can access files whether they reside on the same Windows PC, on a different computer in an enterprise network, or on a Linux®, UNIX®, or Microsoft Windows® server in a client/server configuration.

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