Open Data Protocol

• Protocol: Refers to a set of rules that define an exact format for communication between systems. • For example the HTTP protocol defines the format for communication between web browsers and web servers. • Examples: TCP/IP , HTTP, HTTPS, FTP & ODATA Protocol.

• Open Data Protocol: Open Data Protocol is an open protocol for sharing data. • It is built upon AtomPub itself an extension of Atom Publishing Protocol. • OData is a REST (Representational State Transfer) protocol. • simple web browser can view the data exposed through an OData service.

XML Format source code of Odata Protocol.

Why use the Open Data Protocol?