RE: Oracle to SQL Server

From: Goulet, Richard <>
Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2009 14:13:35 -0400
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Yup, that does work for Windows, but a Unix based system is a whole other matter. You need to install UnixOdbc and then the specific driver and then home the darn thing works. I never made it.  

Dick Goulet
Senior Oracle DBA/NA Team Lead
PAREXEL International  

From: chet justice [] Sent: Wednesday, September 09, 2009 2:05 PM To: Goulet, Richard
Cc:; Oracle L Subject: Re: Oracle to SQL Server

I can't speak to Oracle on anything but Windows, but I've used this ( 6709207206#18830681837358) before to connect to a DB2 instance.

On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 1:34 PM, Goulet, Richard <> wrote:


            There are two ways to do this, the expensive way(maybe) and the cheap way(maybe).          

            Method 1 would be to acquire a copy of the Transparent Gateway to SQL*Server from Oracle. It installs on the sql server box and then acts like a remote database. Very easy, but potentially expensive as we're talking about software form Oracle, although some bird recently told me that Oracle is "giving" this software away. If you can believe that!!          

            Method 2 is to configure Heterogeneous services, basically ODBC, between Oracle and Sql*Server. If your running Oracle in Windoze that might be easy, but if your on Unix, well lots of luck as I have not managed to get it working yet (which is where the expense is, namely your time chasing it).          

	Dick Goulet 
	Senior Oracle DBA/NA Team Lead 
	PAREXEL International 


From: [] On Behalf Of Zelli, Brian Sent: Wednesday, September 09, 2009 1:12 PM To: Oracle L Subject: Oracle to SQL Server Hello all, A manager just asked me to make a connection from oracle to
sql server and wants a view created from sql server data. I've gone the other way but never from oracle to sql server. I did a quick google and some things didn't seem clear. Can anybody point me in the right direction?                    



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chet justice

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