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Driver to connect to GreenPlum/Postgres

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 21, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

I am new to SSAS (SS 2008) and am trying to create an OLAP cube off our GreenPlum database.  For anyone with experience doing this, what (ODBC/OLE DB) driver can you recommend?  Thanks.

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 * To change this template, choose Tools | Templates

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