[DB-SIG] Python, DB2, Solaris and NT

Christopher Petrilli petrilli@amber.org
Wed, 12 Apr 2000 17:49:23 -0400

Magnus Lycka [magnus@thinkware.se] wrote:
> As far as I understand mxODBC works happily in
> Unix, but I don't think DB2 talks ODBC there.
> I understood that there is some kind of iODBC
> thingie that works under Unix, but I still don't
> grok it. How could that talk to the DB2 databases
> in our lovely Sun Enterprice 2000 Servers? Routing
> via my NT station that has a ODBC interface to the
> DB2 client, and then back to the Sun machine again?
> Somehow, that doesn't sound very efficient...or am
> I missing something (except a DB2 dbi ;-).

Actually, the DB2 "API" is called CLI, and is the same basic API as
ODbC, as they are derived from the sam standard (x/open CLI).  I
believe mxODBC support DB2 directly... you hould look :-)

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