Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 9th Jun 2006 11:07 UTC, submitted by Jane Walker
Databases "You might be surprised to know that you can connect Excel to a database, and this isn't limited to databases running Microsoft's SQL. Excel can connect to practically any mainstream database (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle and others), provided that the database offers an ODBC (Open DataBase Connectivity) driver. In this article, you'll learn how to connect MySQL to Excel."
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What's new about that?
by MatzeLoCal on Sat 10th Jun 2006 13:10 UTC
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This can be done since years..

@RenatoRam: Jup, it's possible to connect to a DB2/UDB, but it can screw it up badly. No damage or so, but the amount of allocated memory for each session is horrible.

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