how to query oracle from mysql

Posted on 2014-02-19
Last Modified: 2014-03-18
I would like to create a link in my mysql instance to allow me to perform select statements against oracle.  What I am going to do is create a user in oracle with select privledges only, and in stored procedures I am going to perform said select statements as source data from oracle and land them in mysql.

Thanks much
Question by:Evan Cutler
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 500 total points
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from what I know, this is not possible.
you can (using federated engine tables) query remote mysql tables, but not other database engines.

the other way round would work, using oracle odbc db link gateways:

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by:Evan Cutler
ID: 39870832 about the reverse....can I cannect to mysql tables remotely and push?
like this?

1. create oracle username.
2. Give username select privs on my other schemas
3. create dblink to Mysql
4. drop into Mysql???

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I can't jump into this yet, but provide the versions please.  Always a help.

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by:Evan Cutler
ID: 39871055
mysql 5.0.95-5.el5_9  on red hat
oracle 11g on red hat

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by:Evan Cutler
ID: 39937221
Thank you very much.  While I couldn't work the solution I needed.  I added this to my knowledge base and asked my DBAs to research this as a resolution.  If I have any further questions, I'll let you know.


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