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XAA 3.1 SQL Driver

Invantive SQL is the fastest, easiest and most reliable way to exchange data with XAA 3.1.

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XML Auditfile Afrekensystemen version 3.1. XAA ("XML Auditfile Afrekensystemen") is a file format for Dutch cash registers. It is generated by some cash registers for communication with accounting software and/or the tax office.

XAA 3.1 Clients

Invantive SQL is available on many user interfaces ("clients" in traditional server-client paradigma). All Invantive SQL statements can be exchanged with a close to 100% compatibility across all clients and operating systems (Windows, MacOS, Linux, iOS, Android).

The clients include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power BI, Microsoft Power Query, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook. Web-based clients include Invantive Cloud, Invantive Bridge Online as OData proxy, Invantive App Online for interactive apps, Online SQL Editor for query execution and Invantive Data Access Point as extended proxy.

For technical users there are command-line editions of Invantive Data Hub running on iOS, Android, Windows, MacOS and Linux. Invantive Data Hub is also often used for enterprise server applications such as ETL. High-volume replication of data taken from XAA 3.1 into traditional databases such as SQL Server (on-premise and Azure), MySQL, PostgreSQL and Oracle is possible using Invantive Data Replicator. Invantive Data Replicator automatically creates and maintains XAA 3.1 datawarehouses, possibly in combination with data from over 70 other (cloud) platforms. Data Replicator supports data volumes up to over 1 TB and over 5.000 companies. The on-premise edition of Invantive Bridge offers an XAA 3.1 provider.


The SQL driver for XAA 3.1 does not support partitioning. Define one data container in a database for each company in XAA 3.1 to enable parallel access for data from multiple companies.

An introduction into the concepts of Invantive SQL such as databases, data containers and partitioning can be found in the Invantive SQL grammar.

The configuration can be changed using various attributes during log on and use. A full list of configuration options is listed in the driver attributes.

The catalog name is used to compose the full qualified name of an object like a table or view. The schema name is used to compose the full qualified name of an object like a table or view. On XAA 3.1 the comparison of two texts is case sensitive by default.

Changes and bug fixes on the XAA 3.1 SQL driver can be found in the release notes. There is currently no specific section on the Invantive forums for XAA 3.1. Please reach out to other users of XAA 3.1 by leaving a question or contact request.

Driver code for use in settings.xml: Xaa31

Alias: xaa

Recommended alias: xa2

More technical documentation as provided by the supplier of XAA 3.1 on the native connection used can be found at

General documentation on XAA 3.1 is available at

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