If you need robust real-time data access, StarQuest delivers. Whether you need to access, share, or replicate your data, StarQuest cost-effectively delivers high-availability data – on premise or in the cloud. Our solutions require no programming, and our customer service team has the expertise required for successful deployments.

Company History

Originally founded as StarQuest Software, Inc. in 1992, the company was acquired by Level 8 Systems in 2000. In June 2002, the StarQuest product line returned home from Level 8 to StarQuest Ventures, Inc. StarQuest Ventures has continued to enhance the software to provide the most reliable, affordable, and high-performing database connectivity products in the marketplace.

Development Philosophy

StarQuest software is developed using open standards for optimized compatibility. We are an active member of The Open Group software industry consortium, which was responsible for the adoption of DRDA as an industry standard for database interoperability. StarQuest’s thin server technology is compatible with any application or development tool that supports the Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) or Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) interface standards. We realize that because organizations make significant investments in their hardware and software, StarQuest’s solutions have been designed to evolve and scale with your needs.


StarQuest products are appropriate for both small businesses and large enterprises that need reliable database access. SQDR real-time replication solution provides a near-zero footprint on the host, giving you the fastest change data retrieval with the lowest host resource utilization in the industry. StarSQL is the most mature DB2 ODBC driver on the market. The design and architecture of StarQuest’s software solutions allows us to serve today’s most diverse and global computing environments.


StarQuest’s seasoned leadership team is committed to delivering high-quality, high performance data connectivity products and customer service, focused on increasing your productivity. Our team members have an average experience of 20+ years supporting customers in heterogeneous environments. From end-to-end expertise and problem ownership, to deep knowledge of all operating systems, platforms, and database systems, we will get you up and running and keep you there.