FDO Provider for OGR

The Feature Data Objects (FDO) API provides access to data in a data store. A provider is a specific implementation of the FDO API that provides access to data in a particular data store. The FDO Provider for OGR provides FDO with access to a variety of vector file formats supported by the OSGeo OGR library.

Characteristics

The FDO Provider for OGR has the following characteristics:

Connection

This information supplements the Establishing a Connection chapter in the FDO Developers Guide.

You can connect to the FDO Provider for OGR by specifying a OGR connection string as the value of the DataSource connection property. OGR connection strings are different for each type of specific data store being accessed. Refer to the OGR formats documentation at the link specified in the Overview section for information about the form of the connection string for each format.

More Information

More information on the OGR library can be found at www.gdal.org/ogr/.