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I have a web application that was developed in JSP and the webservers Apache and Tomcat are loaded in Linux. The web application searches for a Access database. Now I need to create JDBC/ODBC connection from my Linux box to Windows 2003 server where my Access databsae is resided.

I am planning to deploy the website in my Linux box, every thing is good but I dnt know how to create ODBC connection.

I must use only MS Access database, somehow the end users are not interested in MySQL.

Is it possible?

please help,
nubee
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by:jlevie
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This can be done with an ODBC-ODBC bridge from Easysoft. See http://www.unixodbc.org "Drivers".
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by:nubee
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Hi jlevie,

Thanks for the reply.  Easysoft exactly serves what I want but I am looking for any freeware product. I googled on it . but could not find any.. JDBC tier3 is this something I should be looking into?

please help,
nubee
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by:nubee
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I just found a freeware to do my job and that is RmiJDBC. But, i am wondering how good it is at the performance. Have any one tried it?

http://rmijdbc.objectweb.org/

can you let me know,
thanks,
nubee
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jlevie earned 100 total points
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Never tried that. Why don't give it a shot and let us know how well it works?

While it isn't free, the Easysoft stuff works really good and has very good performance.
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