RE: odbc for aix?

From: Sweetser, Joe <>
Date: Thu, 14 May 2015 18:32:42 +0000
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Ah, I forgot all about that! IIRC, it was somewhat less than intuitive when I played around with it. But that's probably just me.


-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Rich Jesse Sent: Thursday, May 14, 2015 12:29 PM
Subject: RE: odbc for aix?

I replied to Joe:

>> Sadly, the gateway is not free. List price for Database Gateway for SQL
>> Server is $17,500 USD per *computer* (not processor).
> Eep! I was thinking more like "free" as in "beer". That's one
> expensive drink there!

According to the price lists at there is no listing for the Database Gateway for ODBC. Since it's predecessor, Oracle Generic Connectivity, had its license included in the database, it would seem like a safe bet that this one Gateway is also included.

Standard "Oracle Corp Licensing is based on quarterly budgets, wind direction, and loose Biblical interpretations and not actual documentation -- see your Oracle Salesrep for definitive answers" disclaimer applies.

> If I could only find the Collaborate presentation from 3-4 years ago
> that described this setup...

I found it. It's from Collaborate session 339 from 2010. It's all about the previous Generic Connectivity toolset, so I'm not sure how much help it would be now, but if needed, contact me. If that's in violation of the spirit of whatever licensing may be associated with these 5yo materials, I'd hope someone would gently slap my hand via email...



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Received on Thu May 14 2015 - 20:32:42 CEST

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