An interface that supports communication between an application and another application or a peripheral device such as a printer. For example, BIRT iHub uses drivers to communicate with third-party programs. Actuate products use Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) and open database connectivity (ODBC) drivers to communicate with databases.
Related terms
Actuate BIRT iHub, application, database, interface, Java Database Connectivity (JDBC), open database connectivity (ODBC)
Contrast with
autoarchive driver, bridge driver

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