[erlang-questions] ODBC Connectivity with Netezza

Ingela Andin <>
Fri Mar 16 13:40:07 CET 2012


Hi!

I have never used Netezza have you tried Googling?

First hit I got was

http://www.connectionstrings.com/netezza

Regards Ingela Erlang/OTP team - Ericsson AB

2012/3/15 Avinash Dhumane <>:
> We have an integration glue application in Erlang (on Windows) that connects
> to heterogeneous data sources SQL Server, AS/400, and Netezza via ODBC
> application provided in the standard Erlang distribution. While the drill
> works perfectly for SQL Server and AS/400, Netezza is encountering following
> connectivity problem:
>
> Erlang R14B02 (erts-5.8.3) [smp:2:2] [rq:2] [async-threads:0]
>
> Eshell V5.8.3  (abort with ^G)
> 1> odbc:start().
> ok
> 2> odbc:connect("DSN=NZSQL;UID=TEST;PWD=TEST", []).
> {error,"[Microsoft][ODBC Driver Manager] Data source name not found and no
> default driver specified SQLSTATE IS: IM002 Connection to database failed."}
> 3>
>
> Microsoft help link:
> http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/ms711810(v=vs.85).aspx
> says:
>
>     If the data source name cannot be found or ServerName is a null pointer,
>     and the default data source specification does not exist, the Driver
> Manager
>     returns SQL_ERROR with SQLSTATE IM002 (Data source name not found and
>     no default driver specified).
>
> Obviously, this is not the case with our setup. We tried with both "User
> DSN" and "System DSN" in Windows "ODBC Data Source Administrator" tool, but
> the same error persists in both the cases.
>
> Does Netezza require different connection string?
>
> Please advise.
>
> Thanks
> Avinash
>
> PS: We have NetezzaSQL driver (NSSQLODBC.DLL) version 4.06.05.10119
> installed on the Windows box that runs the Erlang application.
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