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  • 15 years ago

    I need to access a database through ODBC. What is better to use: ADO, DAO or RDO? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each one?

    Thank u very much,

  • 15 years ago

    Hmm it depends on your needs. Are you going to want to mangage multiple users/transactions? If it's just simple data access you're after for a pure code based approach use DAO (me like, me post article on this site ) or use ADO for a more control based approach. I don't know about RDO and I have no experience with the multi-user side of thing.

    If that's what you're after ask one of the Gurus like Rollershade, James C or WebJose (there's prob plenty more who can answer this but I'm pretty sure this three have a fair amount of database experience).

    Also if you're using (or intend to use VS.NET in the future, it may pay you to look into ADO.NET and this may sway you to use ADO to make your code a little more portable).

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