open source linux -> windows database connectivity?

M.-A. Lemburg mal at
Thu Nov 12 23:56:22 CET 2009

Tony Schmidt wrote:
> I am trying to read a Pervasive database on a Windows machine from a
> Python script on a Linux machine.
> I understand that this can be done with a proprietary ODBC-to-ODBC
> bridge called mxODBC or Easysoft OOB.

The product is called "mxODBC Connect" and allows connecting from
Python (running on pretty much any major platform) to a Windows
or Linux server running the database:

Note: The client part of this product is free. You only need to
get a license for the server part.

Alternatively, you can also our mxODBC single-tier product with
the Pervasive ODBC driver available for Linux:

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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