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SOCI - The C++ Database Access Library

Website: http://soci.sourceforge.net

GitHub hosts SOCI source code repository, issues tracker and wiki:
https://github.com/SOCI

Downloads and mailing lists at
http://sourceforge.net/projects/soci/

Travis CI service at https://travis-ci.org/SOCI/soci

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License

The SOCI library is distributed under the terms of the Boost Software License.

Requirements

Core:
C++ compiler
Boost C++ Libraries (optional, headers only)

Backend specific client libraries for:
DB2
Firebird
MySQL
ODBC andwith specific database driver
Oracle
PostgreSQL
* SQLite 3

See documentation at http://soci.sourceforge.net for details

Brief History

Originally, SOCI was developed by Maciej Sobczak
at CERN as abstraction layer for Oracle,
a Simple Oracle Call Interface.
Later, several database backends have been developed for SOCI,
thus the long name has lost its practicality.
Currently, if you like, SOCI may stand for Simple Open (Database) Call Interface
or something similar.

"CERN is also a user of the SOCI library, which serves as a database access
layer in some of the control system components."

-- Maciej Sobczak at Inspirel