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Status Future consideration
Workspace Optim
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 12, 2022

Add support for native Aziure Databases - Cosmos

Many companies have slowly implemented a hybrid cloud architecture. I am the lead TDM engineer at GM and we have no solution for native azure db's - Cosmo
Needed By Quarter
  • Admin
    Peter Costigan
    Oct 21, 2022

    Hi, I have not seen enough demand for Cosmos DB specifically that Optim can put native support into the 2023 roadmap. We will re-consider this in future release planning activities.

    Meanwhile: Optim may allow non-native connectivity to Cosmos DB. Have you considered other ways to use Optim on data in Cosmos DB?

    • Cosmos DB provides an ODBC and JDBC driver access. It could be used with IBM Db2 to access data in Cosmos DB

    • CDATA provides a connector from Oracle DB to Cosmos DB, and Optim provides native support for Oracle.

    • Optim 11.7 provides native PostgreSQL access up to v11. The roadmap plan for Optim in Q1 2023 for Fixpack 1 of Optim 11.7 (called contains upgrade support for more recent releases of PostgreSQL. Cosmos DB has a PostgreSQL interface.