8. SQL Statements : DESCRIBE : Usage in OpenAPI, ODBC, JDBC, .NET
 
Usage in OpenAPI, ODBC, JDBC, .NET
The OpenAPI, ODBC, JDBC, and .NET interfaces cannot send a Describe statement to the DBMS. Each has its own mechanism for obtaining this information from the database. For example, JDBC uses ResultSet.getMetaData and OpenAPI uses IIapi_getDescriptor().