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How To Install Microsoft SQL drivers and unixODBC 2.3.0 on RHEL 6 64 bit

Microsoft’s SQL drivers can not use the 2.2.14 unixODBC installed with RedHat 6. It requires 2.3.0 which requires compiling and installing from source. First download the latest unixODBC from http://www.unixodbc.org/ . Put tarball in /tmp and extract. Extract the tar ball # tar xvzf unixODBC-2.3.0.tar.gz Change to the unixODBC-2.3.0 directory adn set a few compiler variables, configure, make and install... read more

How to Install DB2 Connect 7.2 on Windows 2008 R2

There are still corporations running older versions of DB2 from the mainframe in which newer OS’s are connecting to. Since the agents are not being upgraded it is getting harder and harder to connect to the older databases. This was the case I ran into when connecting a Windows 2008 R2 server connecting to DB2 7.2 running on a Mainframe. This assumes you have the agent as currently there is no... read more

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