OLE DB - Object Linking and Embedding

1) What is known as "OLE DB" ?  

  • The OLE DB API component provides a scriptable interface.
  • Formerly known as Object Linking and Embedding Data Bases.
  • OLE DB is a Microsoft technology that permits servers to share multimedia data, and allows applications and Microsoft software on those servers to exchange information and work together.
  • Exchange 2000's OLE DB provider allows access to Web Storage System by using ADO.