I installed sqlite3 and also installed the driver using brew install sqliteodbc but it does now seem to work. When I run I get:Unhandled exception. System.Data.Odbc.OdbcException (0x80131937): ERROR  [unixODBC][Driver Manager]Can't open lib 'SQLITE3' : file not found
After that you can just use your sqlite odbc connection string. In my case it was something like this: DRIVER=SQLITE3;Database=Orders.db; LongNames=0; Timeout=1000; NoTXN=0; SyncPragma=NORMAL; StepAPI=0;
See the How To Compile SQLite page for additional informationon how to use the raw SQLite source code.Note that a recent version of Tclis required in order to build from the repository sources. The amalgamation source code files(the "sqlite3.c" and "sqlite3.h" files) build products and arenot contained in raw source code tree.
When you use a connector for a database that supports SQL, Tableau generates SQL statements that are tuned for that database. Because Tableau has no representation of the SQL dialect used by an ODBC data source, it must infer the supported syntax through a variety of tests. If a driver reports incorrect or incomplete information about the SQL dialect it supports, you can use Tableau customizations to fine tune this connection information in order to improve functionality and performance.
A "Tableau identified limitations for the ODBC data source" dialog box opens. You can review the details or dismiss the dialog box and continue. For more information, see How Tableau determines the capabilities of the ODBC driver.
The connection customization section begins with the names Tableau detected for the ODBC driver and the database vendor. Tableau uses this information to associate a specific connection customization with a single type of ODBC data source. The section looks like this:
The saved data source file contains examples of both types of customizations. These customizations represent the values that Tableau was able to detect by querying the driver when you connected. The list of customizations might be incomplete or incorrect. You can use customization to modify and shape Tableau's behavior when connecting to an ODBC data source.
To make your customization changes apply to all connections for a given ODBC data source, you need to create a Tableau Data source Customization (TDC) file. This file contains only the section and is applied to any new Tableau connection that matches the database vendor name and driver name described in the TDC file (as noted in Vendor and driver name). Any existing workbook or data source file that already has an enabled customization section will use only the customizations that it supplies, not the TDC file.
Some data sources are so severely limited that Tableau is unable to complete the steps of creating a connection. Occasionally this is due to crashes within the driver, which cause Tableau to cease working. You can use a global TDC file to prevent Tableau from issuing queries or checking for capabilities that might be associated with the instability.
ODBC drivers provide dialog boxes for supplying connection details such as the server, user name, and password. Many offer advanced options for controlling the connection behavior. You should consider these options when exploring ways to improve the functionality or performance of your ODBC connection. In particular, look for settings that control the items listed below, as these have been the cause of past issues with ODBC connections in Tableau:
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I have software that is connected using the SQLite3 ODBC driver ( -werner.de/sqliteodbc/). I have previously loaded extensions into this driver without any problems. A previous working example was a trigger that updated columns [using triggers] using some trig functions that are not part of base SQLite functionality - I built the *.so extension and pointed SQLite to it as part of the ODBC connection and everything worked fine - when I connect/export data from the software I got no issues.
However I cannot seem to get the Spatialite extension to load properly as part of the ODBC connection - and I am using a trigger that builds the geometry column of a Spatialite database based on the software providing only x and y values. I get an error that says "Extension C:\windows\system32\libspatialite-2.dll did not load: the specified module could not be found". I also tried the spatialite-4.dll and it doesn't work either. The module and its requirements are located there and the environmental path has (always) been there. If I do not load the extension then I will get an error when the trigger calls a function (makegeometry, makepoint or whatever you want) that is not part of the SQLite driver - it doesn't understand the function.
Oddly enough I had already done the first step - so just adding c:\spatialite\bin to my odbc dll extension is all I needed to do. It's the little things sometimes. I also had already added that location to my PATH environmental variable - but I did a quick test and it doesn't appear to be a requirement.
iODBC provides a GUI administrator tool for configuring drivers and DSNs; however, this tool has not been tested for use with Snowflake and, therefore, should not be used to create or manage DSNs. Use ODBC Manager instead.
ODBC Manager is a GUI tool for configuring drivers and creating/managing DSNs. The tool is optional because you can also create DSNs manually by editing the appropriate odbc.ini file. ODBC Manager is available from:
If you are creating the first user or system DSN for the ODBC driver, ODBC Manager creates the odbc.ini file in the corresponding directory for the type of DSN you are creating. If you are creating additional DSNs, ODBC Manageradds entries for each DSN to the existing odbc.ini file.
If a user or system DSN has already been created for the driver, add the new entry to the odbc.ini file that already exists in the corresponding directory for the type of DSN you are creating. If you are creating the first DSNfor the driver, you must manually create the odbc.ini file and add the entry to the file.
Note that testodbc2 uses an account in the AWS US West (Oregon) region. If the account is in a different region or ifthe account uses a different cloud provider, you need tospecify additional segments after the account locator.
When prompted for the ODBC connect string, enter the required connection parameters (DSN name, server, user login name, and password), as well as any other parameters that you would like to enter as part of the connect string. Theconnect string takes parameters in the form of =, e.g. dsn=testodbc2, with each parameter separated by a semi-colon (;) and no blank spaces. For the list of supported parameters, seeODBC Configuration and Connection Parameters.
Open up the odbcinst.ini in an editor (you will probably need superuser abilities, and you will need to know where the file is -- usually it is in /etc, so we can do: sudo gedit /etc/odbcinst.ini), and add the following:
Set up Description with any string you'd like, but make sure Driver and Setup have the right paths to the *.so provided by install the sqliteodbc driver. In order to figure out/confirm which *.so were provided: either grep or just open up /usr/local/lib/ and check out which *.so files you have. For instance, according to the example in the instruction, you should point to /usr/local/lib/libsqliteodbc.so, but I only had /usr/local/lib/libsqlite3odbc.so. If you have both, you could make two entries like so:
Note that for Driver key, I referred to the tag I gave the driver in odbcinst.ini. Maybe you want to be goofy, maybe you don't -- the point is that the key depends on what you set up, or what some other program automatically set up, so if you need to know what the Driver is called, look it up in odbcinst.ini.
Hi guys,I am using VBA to connect to SQLite. I have installed ODBC driver 64 bits from -werner.de/sqliteodbc/ and checked that SQLite ODBC Driver exists in System DSN and User DSN in ODBC Data Source Admin app. Here is my VBA code:
I have used Werner's ODBC driver for SQLite many times, including in an application and as a plug-in with DBMS tools. It works well, and is a good citizen among ODBC drivers insofar as its management by the ODBC infrastructure works. So the locus your problem is within the set of things you are doing or should be doing. 2b1af7f3a8