mxODBC Plone/Zope Database Adapter

                            Version 2.2.3

              for the Plone CMS and Zope server platform

              Available for Plone 4.0-4.3 and Plone 5.0,
                        Zope 2.12 and 2.13, on
        Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, FreeBSD and other platforms

This announcement is also available on our web-site for online reading:


The eGenix mxODBC Zope DA allows you to easily connect your Zope or
Plone CMS installation to just about any database backend on the
market today, giving you the reliability of the commercially supported
eGenix product mxODBC and the flexibility of the ODBC standard as
middle-tier architecture.

The mxODBC Zope Database Adapter is highly portable, just like Zope
itself, and provides a high performance interface to all your ODBC
data sources, using a single well-supported interface on Windows,
Linux, Mac OS X, FreeBSD and other platforms.

This makes it ideal for deployment in ZEO Clusters and Zope hosting
environments where stability and high performance are a top priority,
establishing an excellent basis and scalable solution for your Plone

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The 2.2.3 release of our mxODBC Zope/Plone Database Adapter product is
a patch level release of the popular ODBC database interface for Plone
and Zope. It includes these enhancements and fixes:

Feature Updates

 * We have integrated a new option to force serialized connects on a
   per Zope connection object basis. This can be used to work around
   bugs in ODBC drivers which are not fully thread-safe in the connect
   phase. The option is disabled per default.

Driver Compatibility Enhancements

 * ODBC driver compatibility updated. Upgraded to the latest mxODBC
   3.3.5 release, adding compatibility enhancements for MS SQL
   Server. See the mxODBC 3.3.5 release announcements for full

Installation Enhancements

 * Added pip install compatibility to mxODBC Zope DA by creating
   prebuilt archives and uploading a web installer to PyPI. This can
   be useful if you are installing Zope or Plone using a
   requirements.txt type approach, e.g. using

   pip install ThreadLock Products.ZSQLMethods egenix-mxodbc-zopeda

 * Enabled creating wheels from the prebuilt archives, which helps
   when running pip with the wheels package installed. pip then tries
   to build wheels during installation and caches them for future

The complete list of changes is available on the mxODBC Zope DA
changelog page.


mxODBC Zope DA 2.2.0 was released on 2014-12-11. Please see the mxODBC
Zope DA 2.2.0 release announcement for all the new features we have


For the full list of features, please see the mxODBC Zope DA feature


The complete list of changes is available on the mxODBC Zope DA
changelog page.


Users are encouraged to upgrade to this latest mxODBC Plone/Zope
Database Adapter release to benefit from the new features and updated
ODBC driver support. We have taken special care not to introduce
backwards incompatible changes, making the upgrade experience as
smooth as possible.

For major and minor upgrade purchases, we will give out 20% discount
coupons going from mxODBC Zope DA 1.x to 2.2 and 50% coupons for
upgrades from mxODBC 2.x to 2.2. After upgrade, use of the original
license from which you upgraded is no longer permitted. Patch level
upgrades (e.g. 2.2.0 to 2.2.3) are always free of charge.

Please contact the eGenix.com Sales Team with your existing license
serials for details for an upgrade discount coupon.

If you want to try the new release before purchase, you can request
30-day evaluation licenses by visiting our web-site or writing to
sa...@egenix.com, stating your name (or the name of the company) and
the number of eval licenses that you need.



Please visit the eGenix mxODBC Zope DA product page for downloads,
instructions on installation and documentation of the packages:


If you want to try the package, please jump straight to the download


Fully functional evaluation licenses for the mxODBC Zope DA are
available free of charge:



Commercial support for this product is available directly from

Please see the support section of our website for details:



For more information on eGenix mxODBC Zope DA, licensing and download
instructions, please write to sa...@egenix.com.

About eGenix (http://www.egenix.com/):

    eGenix is a software project, consulting and product company
    focusing on expert project services and professional quality
    products for companies, Python users and developers.

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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