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ODBC Data Source Connections

Posted on 2010-04-05
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Is it possible to connect Cognos to a Firebird DB. If so How?
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) earned 672 total points
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I've never used either product but this question has been classified as neglected so I figured I'd throw some links out to see if they help.

There appears to be an ODBC Firebird driver.  Not sure if cognos will recognize it or not.

From firebird directly:

A third party driver
Usage:  Driver=Firebird/InterBase(r) driver

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by:Vadim Rapp
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Wikipedia has an article about this, with feature comparison table.

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SNeupane earned 664 total points
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I found this thread that mentions using Gemini ODBC driver against Firebird db.
Also, make sure the mentioned dll is not missing (msvcp60.dll).

Once you have the ODBC connection working, you can create a Cognos data source using that ODBC connection.

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