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OpenSUSE 10.3 and Labview - Database Connectivity

Hii Frinds,

I want to develop LabVIEW appplication in linux, which communicates with the Database.

Methods,database selection in all these aspects i need your ideas. Help me..

I m using OpenSUSE 10.3 and LabVIEW 8.6.


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The Database Connectivity Toolkit as you know is based on ActiveX and therefore can not be used under non-Windows systems. The way this has been done so far under Linux was to actually access the according C API for the database in question directly. I do for instance remember some efforts to access MySQL through its client side C API through the use of the Call Library Node.

I have myself worked on a more generic solution to make a library of VIs to access the ODBC API. This library works actually well on Windows for me but I have not found time to compile and test the underlaying DLL for Linux so far and do not foresee to get around that in the near future.

Rolf Kalbermatter

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