Overview

ODBC Driver for Teradata® User Guide

prodname
ODBC Driver for Teradata
vrm_release
16.20
category
User Guide
featnum
B035-2526-108K

Multiple Version Support is a new feature that allows the coexistence of multiple driver versions on a system at the same time. The following table lists a series of installation scenarios.

Installation Scenario Existing Install Remarks
Upgrade Windows 14.10.00.00 and greater up to 16.20 16.20 Pre-14.10 releases have to be removed before installing 14.10.00.00 and later versions.
Upgrade UNIX-with provided setup (.setup.sh) Native installer upgrades tdodbc1620-16.20.00.00 to tdodbc1620-16.20.00.01 16.20 and later The native installer cannot upgrade from tdodbc1510 to tdodbc1620 since the package name is different.
Fresh Install N/A 16.20 No driver already exists on the system and then 16.20 is installed.
Side-by-Side 15.10.01.x and/or 16.10 16.20 15.10.01.xx or 16.10 already exists on the system and then 16.20 is installed in addition to 16.10.
Existing applications that use DSN-less connections with the driver name Teradata may connect with the 16.10 driver. If you want to connect with the 16.20 driver then you may have to either uninstall 16.10 and create a custom driver name or change your application to use a different connection string.
You can have 15.10.01x and/or 16.10 and 16.20 all installed side-by-side.
Side-by-Side 16.20 15.10.01.x and/or 16.10 15.10.01.x or later is installed on the system and then 16.10 is installed in addition to 16.20.
You can have 15.10.01x and/or 16.10 and 16.20 all installed side-by-side.