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RE: What is DRDA?


  • Subject: RE: What is DRDA?
  • From: "Weatherly, Howard" <hweatherly@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 26 Feb 1998 09:05:58 -0500

fixed

Marty,

Hmmmm, the nit should be taken up with IBM, ref: Distributed Relation
Database Architecture - Connectivity Guide, SC26-4783-03 where they
reference CPI as Communications Program Interface Side Information;
however what you say rings very familiar, like I have heard it in class
over and over again and I must admit that I believe you are correct!

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        From:  Marty[SMTP:keech@VNET.IBM.COM]
        Sent:  Wednesday, February 25, 1998 10:42 AM
        To:  MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
        Subject:  RE: What is DRDA?

        Howard Weatherly wrote:

        >DRDA competes against ODBC, as to the differences, I am not
familiar
        >enough with ODBC to say. DRDA is used mostly by IBM for
database
        >connectivity between multiple computer systems in a network and
uses SNA
        >and CPIC (Systems Network Architecture / Communications Program
        >Interface Side Information). "DRDA is a set of protocols that

        Howard,
        Perhaps this is a nit to some, but CPI-C stands for 'Common
Programming
        Interface Communications'.

        Marty Keech (OS/400 CPI-C team leader, among other things)

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