[unixODBC-support] fetch data from ODBC application, put it into MySQL... how do I start?

Nick Gorham nick at lurcher.org
Fri Dec 19 14:29:48 GMT 2008


Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I have an application (including its own database) which is 
> "ODBC-capable", running on a Linux machine.
>
> I would like to connect to this application from a Linux machine via 
> ODBC, fetch all data, and place it into a MySQL database.
>
> I'm new to ODBC... could you point me to some documentation on setting 
> up such a configuration?
>
>
Well, you need to setup a ODBC data source for the application, then 
either write some simple code to transfer the data over, or look at 
using a DTS type app to do it for you.

-- 
Nick


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