Types of Interfaces - Teradata Meta Data Services

Teradata Meta Data Services Programmer Guide

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Types of Interfaces

MDS provides a set of object-oriented Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) that can be used to:

  • Create application information metamodels (AIMs).
  • AIMs define how meta data is stored in the MDS repository and are described in detail in Chapter 2: “Application Information Metamodels (AIMs).”

  • Add, update and delete meta data objects and collections in the MDS repository.
  • The interfaces provided are:

  • C++ API Classes
  • The set of C++ API classes that can be used in Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0 and with the Linux C++ compiler.

  • COM Libraries
  • The COM Libraries that can be used in Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0, VBScript, Visual C++ 6.0.

  • Java Class Library
  • XML Utility