August Software is now shipping new ODBC drivers and SDKis for the Mac. The ODBCs now provide multi-threaded support for several SQL databases. This allows SQL databases to run concurrently against one or more databases. According to August Software:
August Software today delivered updated ODBC drivers and SDKs that now provide multi-threaded Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) support to applications on Mac OS, Mac OS X, Apple Darwin, Yellow Dog PowerPC Linux, Windows, Red Hat Linux and Linux Mandrake.
Todayis new software release enables applications to launch multiple SQL database threads that run concurrently against one or more host databases, thereby substantially increasing overall performance. On Mac OS X, todayis delivery also enables Darwin or Carbon style applications to fully utilize all of the available PowerPC chips in a multiple processor Mac for SQL database access.
You can find more information about the updated ODBCs and SDKs at the August Software Web site. ODBC sevices start at US$249.00 for six month support.