" an enhanced version of EViews 8 with support for ODBC and the proprietary data formats of several commercial data and database vendors"
EViews 8 Enterprise Edition
EViews 8 Enterprise Edition is an enhanced version of EViews 8.The Enterprise Edition contains all of the features of EViews 8, plus support for ODBC and the proprietary data formats of several commercial data and database vendors.
Specifically, the Enterprise Edition allows direct access to ODBC1 databases or queries and provides transparent connection to Global Insight's DRIPro and DRIBase databanks2, Haver Analytics DLX3, FAMETM 4 format databases, EcoWin5 databases, Datastream6, FactSet7, Moody's Economy.com8, Macrobond Financial9, CEIC10. The familiar, easy-to-use EViews database interface has been extended to these data formats so that you may work with foreign databases as easily as native EViews databases.
1ODBC, short for Open DataBase Connectivity, is a standard database access method. With ODBC support, EViews Enterprise Edition allows users direct access to standard databases such as Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, IBM DB2, or Sybase. (For a technical description, see http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/O/ODBC.html.)
2Please contact Global Insight directly for details (http://www.globalinsight.com).
3The Haver database format is a binary format used by Haver Analytics when distributing data (http://www.haver.com).
4The FAMETM format is a binary format written by FAMETM database products. FAMETM provides a variety of products and services for working with time series data (http://www.fame.com).
5Information on EcoWin data services can be found at (http://www.ecowin.com).
6Datastream is a data service of Thomson Reuters (http://www.thomsonreuters.com). Access to Datastream data from within EViews requires Thomson Reuters Dataworks.
7Please contact FactSet Research Systems for details (http://www.factset.com).
8For additional information, see Moody's Economy.com (http://www.economy.com).
9For additional information, see Macrobond Financial (http://www.macrobondfinancial.com).
10For additional information, see CEIC (http://www.securities.com).