Use Microsoft Linux ODBC Driver and Linked Server to access OLEDB Data sources on Remote Systems

By Gregory Suarez | Sr. Escalation Engineer | SQL Server I was recently working with one of our customers when he indicated it would be great if the Microsoft Linux ODBC driver could be used to access his other database systems – in addition to Microsoft SQL Server.   Apparently, he liked the driver so much;…


Use Existing MSDN C++ ODBC Samples for Microsoft Linux ODBC Driver

By Gregory Suarez | Sr. Escalation Engineer | SQL Server   The CTP release of the Microsoft SQL Server ODBC Driver for Linux (http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=28160 ) opens many  opportunities for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL 5.x) customers who want to access the power of Microsoft SQL Server. Well known utilities such as BCP (bulk copy) and…