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VA Technical Reference Model v 21.9

Object Linking and Embedding Database (OLE DB)
Object Linking and Embedding Database (OLE DB) Standard or Specification

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Description: Object Linking and Embedding Database (OLE DB) is a set of Component Object Model (COM) interfaces that provide applications with uniform access to data stored in diverse information sources and that also provide the ability to implement additional database services. These interfaces support the amount of database management system (DBMS) functionality appropriate to the data store, enabling the sharing of data.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v20.10
Decision Date: 10/27/2020
Aliases: OLE DB
Introduced By: TRMSP
Standards Body: Microsoft
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (10/27/2020).