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

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Fri Dec 19 14:54:32 GMT 2008

Nick Gorham schrieb:
> 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,

So, where can I read about setting it up?

> then 
> either write some simple code to transfer the data over, or look at 
> using a DTS type app to do it for you.

grep -ri DTS unixODBC-2.2.14/doc/*


As I said, I'm new to ODBC, any friendly documentation will be 
appreciated ;)

Tomasz Chmielewski

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