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Connect to a database from Excel using JDBC instead of ODBC

Is it possible to connect to a database  from Excel using JDBC instead of ODBC?  I'm connecting to Teradata from Excel.  I can use the ODBC connection but Microsoft updates are causing issues for our users.  Our jdbc drivers seem to work flawlessly via other programs.  I was wondering if there was a way to connect to a database via a jdbc driver from Excel (VBA?).
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Mike in ITIT System AdministratorCommented:
Take a look at this, it might help point you in the right direction.
nathanielIT ConsultantCommented:
also, you may want to look at this:

Video for work on VBA with JDBC
SteveSweeneyAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the input!

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