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Create Linked Server to MYSQL

How to create a linked server is Microsoft SQL Server to a MYSQL database.


1.  Download mysql odbc driver

2.  Create odbc connection

3.  Change MSDASQL provider in linked servers providers to have:

* nested queries
* level zero only
* allow inprocess
* supports like operator

4.  Create linked server

*  catalog is your database name
*  Product name is "MySQL"
*  Data source:  matches your odbc name

5.  Query logic is "select * from linkedserver...table   

REMEBER:  table names are case sensive



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