8.8.1. Install and configure OpenLink ODBC Driver for MySQL

The Virtuoso Virtual Database engine uses ODBC as the connectivity mechanism for linking remote database objects into its local schema. Thus an MySQL ODBC Driver must be available with a suitably configured DSN for connecting to the target database. The OpenLink ODBC Drivers for MySQL have been used in this section, although in theory any MySQL ODBC Driver can be used.

Installation instructions for the OpenLink ODBC Driver for MySQL are available from: