Mimer SQL C API is a native C library suitable for tool integration and application development in environments where API standardization is not a requirement. The following characteristics describe the API:

• Simplicity

• Platform independence

• Small footprint

• Tight fit with the Mimer SQL application/database communication model.

Hereinafter, the Mimer SQL C API is referred to as the Mimer API.

The Mimer SQL C API also comes in a micro environment edition under the name Mimer SQL Micro C API, which is mainly targeted for memory and CPU constrained environments. This variant is referred to as the Micro API. In most cases, the Mimer API and the Micro API are identical, but where there are differences, these are noted below.