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2271229 - Connecting BI to a SQL Database


This article aims to provide a video demonstration of how to:

  • Connect to a SQL database using Native Client (ODBC)
  • Create a relational connection in Information Design Tool (IDT) to a SQL Server database



  • Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.1 and above
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (11.0.2100.60 X64) located remotely and pre-configured
  • Information Design Tool (IDT)


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2


Connectivity, How-to, Tutorial, , KBA , gscnawest_video , BI-RA-WBI , Web Intelligence , BI-BIP-IDT , Information design tool , How To

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