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RE: Oracle Heterogenous Services

From: Lord, David - CSG <>
Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2002 06:43:51 -0800
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Yes its true, I've got it working to a sqlserver d/b. The performance I can't vouch for. IIRC you have to install ODBC drivers (not so easy on solaris, Merant do one, but its not free), do some mucking about with the listener and then create a database link to the ODBC d/b.  

David Lord

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Sent: 31 July 2002 13:24
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I did a bit of research on Heterogeneous Services, apparently it lets you create ODBC connections between Oracle on UNIX and Windows apps.  

Can this be true?  

Does it actually work?  

What is the performance like?  

Patrice Boivin
Systems Analyst (Oracle Certified DBA)


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Sent: Wednesday, July 31, 2002 6:48 AM
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Tru64 5.1
MSAccess 2000  

Preparing to be shot down in flames but I have been looking through some documentation and also some White Papers but for some reason I just don't get it.  

I need to see Access tables from an Oracle DB. The paper I am reading (from Metalink) states that I should be able to do this via Heterogeneous Services and ODBC agent but I cannot see how it all hangs together.  

Has anyone done this and if so could you point me in the right direction please. I don't need an idiots guide (or maybe I do) but a gentle nudge in the right direction should suffice.  



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