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Sunday, 11 November 2018

Differences between Thin and Thick Driver

     If Driver won't require any extra Component to communicate with Database, such type of Driver is called Thin Driver.
E.g: Type-4 Driver
     If Driver require some extra Component (like ODBC Driver OR Vendor specific Native Libraries OR Middleware Server), such Type of Driver is called Thick Driver.
E.g: Type-1, Type-2 and Type-3 Drivers

☀ Type-1, Type-2 and Type-4 Drivers follow 2-Tier Architecture.
☀ Type-3 Driver follows 3-Tier Architecture.

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