Select the "Conductor" link in the Left Frame and Login as the
Select the "Databases" -> "External Data Source" -> "Data
Sources" tab menu items
Select the "Connect" button for the "db2v8ma" DB2 DSN.
On successful connection Select the "Link Objects" button to
obtain a list of available tables
Select the tables that you would like to link.
Change the Catalog for each table to be "SAMPLE" using the "Set
All the catalog names are changed to be "SAMPLE".
Select the "Link" button to link the selected tables into
On completion of the Link process the tables will be displayed
in the "External Linked Objects" tab.
The linked tables can be queried by clicking on the hyperlink in
the Local Name column of the External Linked Objects tab above.
This loads the Virtuoso Interactive SQL interface with the required
SQL Select for retrieving the remote table data . We shall use the
SAMPLE.db2v8ma.EMPLOYEE table to demonstrate this.
Click the Execute button to run the query and retrieve the
results from the remote table.
The tables can also be viewed as part of the Virtuoso SQL Schema
Objects under the SAMPLE catalog name.
The Link process is now complete enabling the tables to be
queried as if part of the Virtuoso Schema.