In computing, ODBC (Open Database Connectivity) is a standard C programming language interface for accessing database management systems (DBMS).

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Setting up ODBC connection without using tsnames.ora

The company I work for has ridiculously strict access rules and I am unable to edit tsnames.ora as they won't grant me rights to the drive it's stored on. I need to set up an user ODBC connection ...
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.DBC (FoxPro DBF) > FoxPro ODBC Driver > MIDDLEWARE > SaaS

I've been searching for Visual FoxPro ODBC Driver and finally found it. I am using a middleware to connect a .DBC (foxpro) > MIDDLEWARE > SaaS. I see from postings on MSDN that Microsoft suggests ...
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How do i connect to remote oracle isql server using ODBC?

I have access to a public oracle iSQL*Plus Release 9.2.0.1.0 server (ex url : 1xx.1xx.1x.200/isqlplus). I need to set up an ODBC Data Source using this isql server. Please help me to setup an ODBC ...
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Accessing a Linked server [closed]

I am fairly new to the whole DBA scene. With that said, i was able to get an ODBC connection established within Microsoft SQL Server 2012 to be able to access a database for a library. Now what I am ...
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MySQL - What does ODBC's BIG_PACKETS option do?

I have seen the line OPTION=10 in some connection entries in ODBC.ini files, and found that it corresponds to the options 2 and 8. Those are defined in the documentation (PDF) as the following (...
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The call to LOADLIBRARY for the XA resource manager DLL failed (PostgreSQL & SQL Server)

I am attempting to setup a Linked Server from MS SQL Server 2012 to PostgreSQL 9.3 via Linked Servers & ODBC driver from PostgreSQL. Everything works, until a given query invokes MSDTC, at which ...
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Why do I need local admin rights to access the database via ODBC system DSN?

We have a new SQL Server 2012 instance, and a database called say, testdbase. Logged on as admin, on my Win7x32 PC, I setup a system DSN to the database. The configuration test runs and completes ...
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Extracting data from SQL Server linked server

I am using MS SQL Server 2012, and I am trying to extract data from a Linked Server database. In SQL Server management studio, I can see the linked server. I can browse the database on the server. I ...
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Application Using ODBC Data Source To Connect To A Database Not Working?

Ok so I have a program that needs to access a database in SQL Express 2008 using an ODBC Data Source. The program is used for the inventory of objects in the SQL database using a gui. It basically ...
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Communition Link Failure

I want to make a DNS to a sql database by SQL Driver. so I do it as it should be done. I have over hundred Clients with Windows 7 OS. All of them can connect to the database easily just a few of them ...
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Rstudio (on Linux) Connectivity to SQL Server 2012

I've been attempting to make RStudio connect to an MS-SQL database, but I've only been having issues with the Microsoft ODBC drivers. The system and installed software: Centos 7 64bit RStudio (and ...
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Can't connect to ODBC database with pyodbc. Which SQL Server driver should I install on the Raspberry Pi?

I'm trying to connect to a SQL Server database using a python script. I'm using the pyodbc library to connect to it. cnxn = pyodbc.connect('DRIVER={SQL Driver}; SERVER=192.168.80.30 ;DATABASE=users;...
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How do I guarantee using Microsoft ODBC Driver 13 for SQL Server in a linked server?

On SQL Server 2016, how do I guarantee using Microsoft ODBC Driver 13 for SQL Server in a linked server? I don't mind there being another layer in there, such as the MSDASQL provider, but I do want ...
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Can't connect remotely to PostgreSQL database via ODBC Data Source Administrator

I have a PostgreSQL database set up on a Raspberry Pi which is connected to the same network my laptop is. I can ping said Raspberry Pi, can access it via SSH and can access said database via the ...
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Include HostName in ODBC System DSN Connection

Not sure if this is a question for here or if it should go on Stack Overflow. If SO is a better fit, please migrate it. Our finance team uses Dynamics GP. Occasionally we need to track the query that ...
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Why is installing ORACLE ODBC client a complex task? [closed]

I'm following the ODBC driver instructions in the link below. I think it would help me deal with issues if I understood why this has to be so complex. Cannot be that ORACLE would not make it easier if ...
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SQL Server Linked Server with Microsoft OLE DB Provider for Visual FoxPro?

We were having some issues with our old Microsoft Visual Fox Pro ODBC driver that we shoehorned into Windows 7 and is no longer supported by Microsoft and has not been for quite a long time... So ...
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Connecting to SQL Server from R which is Running on Remote UNIX Machine

We have a UNIX machine which includes R engine on it and installed SQL Server ODBC Driver 11. We need to connect R to SQL Server. SQL Server currently works on another machine, so we tried to connect ...
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How does the Teradata REST API performance compare to other means of querying Teradata?

I'm planning on using the Teradata Python module, which can use either the Teradata REST API or ODBC to connect to Teradata. I'm wondering what the performance would be like for REST vs. ODBC ...
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Teradata 15: install TTU 15, The installation of Shared ICU-32 bit appears to have failed

I downloaded Teradata Tools and Utilities (TTU 15) from Teradata support site. After I uninstalled the TTU 15, now I cannot install it again! I am using Windows 7 Enterprise version. Here is my ...
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Much slower SQL application performance after upgrading from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012 R2

Has anyone seen much slower SQL Server application performance when upgrading from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012 R2? We recently did a side-by-side upgrade of an important server ...
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SSIS ODBC: Mapping result set columns to variables returns error “Value does not fall within expected range”

In SSIS 2012, I'm using an "Execute SQL Task" to call a stored procedure that returns a single row with two columns. I'd like to map that result set to two SSIS user variables. Should be easy, right?...
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Connecting to SQL Server 2014 with sqlcmd

I am using the version of sqlcmd that comes with the Microsoft ODBC Driver 11 for Sql Server to connect to a remote 2014 instance. I can create a DSN connection using the SQL Server Native Client 11....
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#Deleted as values when using MS Access to query a db2 database through ODBC

When trying to query certain db2 tables I get #Deleted for all values in the table. But for other tables it works fine. The row count of this query is equal to the row count when using the data ...
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Application load considerations, use what you get vs. not all at once

General question: Should I as an application use all resources I can get and thrust the OS schedeuler or should I already do some load considerations for the OS. If so, what metric should I use? ...
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Need ODBC connection to postgresql to include materialized views

I have an Access front end user interface that links to tables in a postgreSQL database using the most recent ODBC driver. I can link to the postgreSQL tables and views but can't get to the ...
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DB2 ODBC inconsistent connectivity

My ASP.net application uses ODBC(64 bit) to connect to DB2 Database(9.5.3). I am using 64 bit IBM DB2 Client 10.5. on Windows Server 2008 R2. Connection pool is turned on. It works fine(immediate ...
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ADO connection suddenly starts failing Intermittently

I have an Access 2010 front end connecting to a SQL Server 2014 back end. I've got SSMS 2014 installed on my machine, and everything was working fine. (Running Win7 64-bit with 64-bit Office.) Long ...
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iSeries Linked-Server SQL 2012 performance issue

I have a seen a serious performance dive when moving from SQL2008R2 to SQL2012 on my linked server queries. I have set the linked server on the SQL2012 server as a Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC ...
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SQL database ODBC connection Multi-part identifier could not be bound

We're using PADS Professional xDX Designer (from MentorGraphics) with a SQL parts database connected through ODBC using views. All seems to be working just fine, except for our Inductor parts where ...
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Linked servers on SQL Server 2008 R2 through linked tables in MS-Access?

We have a really old data source (file-based) in Visual FoxPro, that we currently use via linked table through an ODBC data source. Recently, we started having an issue because the latest update to ...
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ORA-28040: No matching authentication protocol

I'm trying to connect to my RAC database using odbc drivers. While trying I get ORA-28040: No matching authentication protocol I have added this in both client and the server: SQLNET....
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SQL Server 2014 Import Wizard missing data source option

I have already run the upsizing wizard from my production Access 2010 .accdb database to create all the table structures and move the data on to our new SQL Server 2014. This included adding some PKs ...
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SQL Server using Linked Server to Oracle - table definition not updating with refresh

Is there some trick for SQL Server Linked Server to update the ODBC connection to a changed table? SQL Server provides Oracle with a view. Oracle runs a materialized query to basically make a table ...
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How to read from Mongodb secondary Only in a replica set?

Mongodb version 2.6.10 Ubuntu 14.04 Currently having a replica set of 4 nodes , my read preference is Primary Only , I configured one node with priority 0 Also i have a file on the priority 0 node /...
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Windows ODBC Driver versions for Netezza

I am looking for information regarding the Netezza windows ODBC driver versions. What are the supported/preferred windows ODBC driver versions for Netezza 7.2, Netezza 6.1 and Netezza 6.0. Any ...
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Using SQLite ODBC without installing a driver

I am currently trying to access a SQLite database via an ODBC connection but the system that I am working on is extremely locked down and it is therefore not possible to install the drivers. Is there ...
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How does SQL Server Import and Export Wizard fetch metadata?

I'm using SSMS 2014 to fetch data from Progress OpenEdge 10.2B via ODBC, and dealing with OpenEdge's overstuffing of its datatypes is a constant challenge. The only way I've found to see what size my ...
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Connection string for MariaDB using ODBC

What is the connection string for using MariaDB with ODBC? I'm guessing it's something like DRIVER={MariaDB ODBC 5.1 Driver}; SERVER=LOCALHOST; PORT=3306; DATABASE=DatabaseName; UID=root; PASSWORD=...
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What DSN file is MS Access using for ODBC Linked Tables?

I set up a linked tables in Microsoft Access to connects to an remote database using ODBC with a File DSN. But which DSN file is Access using now? I want to examine it and compare it with the other ...
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Query SQL Server from Excel with parameters linked to cells

I have a bunch of Excel spreadsheet that have data connections to a SQL Server DB (Hosted by AWS RDS) and I follow exactly this procedure to get those connections up and running with the parameters ...
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Set in mySQL a predefined order for SELECT queries without using the ORDER BY clause

I have a MySQL database and users access it through an old legacy software (OLS) the company bought years ago. OLS connects to MySQL through MySQL ODBC driver. There is no way to change OLS in recent ...
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Create an SSL connection with ODBC driver to MySQL(5.6) using openSSL

I want to create an asymmetric SSL connection from MySQL to an ODBC driver but don't fully know how to generate the keys and certificates (I'm using openSSL as recommended here: https://dev.mysql.com/...
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Oracle instant client

What is the difference between instant client and the original Oracle client? The Oracle client is almost 800MB and the instant client is not so much. I need to install oracle client, ODBC drivers and ...
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Can SQL Server 2014 schema be defined using ODBC?

I am trying to use the ODBC driver for SQL Server 2014 to export data from an Autodesk Revit 2015 model to a database. However, I would like to export to a default database (e.g. db1), creating a new ...
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Oracle ODBC Driver, Tables and Columns Remarks

I'm using the Oracle ODBC Driver 11.2 to access an 11.2 Oracle Database. It seems that the driver does not return tables nor columns remarks (comments) when calling the SQLTables() or SQLColumns ODBC ...
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ODBC Driver tracing not capturing any logparser events

I have enabled Driver Tracing using these directions. I am running SQL Server 2014, which uses the 2012 native driver. I run the start batch file then the following LogParser command: "c:\...
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Cannot create 64bit ODBC DSN entry to local SQL2008R2

Environment: SQL Server 2008 R2 server (Express Edition) running under Windows 7 64bit Professional. I want to access the server locally via 32bit VB-application and 64bit Web application. SQL ...
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Access 2010 ODBC Connection to SQL Server 2005

I'm trying to code an ODBC connection to SQL Server in Access 2010 and hoping someone can help me, as I've lost the plot. This is my code, it simply accesses one SQL Server database/table and insert ...
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Avoiding “Row by row” fetch method when dealing with source LOB columns

I have a legacy PostgreSQL database source (ODBC) that I'm attempting to migrate to new SQL Server schema using SSIS. I'm getting a warning saying: 'Row by Row' fetch method is enforced because ...