Configuring and setting up Northwind's database

In this section, we will find out how to download the Northwind Microsoft Access sample database. Then, we will create and configure the ODBC connection that we will use in the remaining chapters to build our Universe.

Getting the Northwind sample database

There are two methods to get the Northwind Microsoft database Access file:

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