Creating a new technology

ODI comes pre-packaged to cover dozens of technologies. However, there are cases where you want to connect to a less common technology. In this recipe, we will look into how to create a new technology—at least one that is new to ODI. Technologies are defined in the Topology navigator, so all you need to do to get started is to make sure that this navigator has been selected.

Getting ready

What we will do here is create a technology that we will arbitrarily name, My New Database. Obviously, to reproduce the steps described in this recipe, you will need to have enough privileges in ODI to access the Topology navigator.

In this particular case we will reuse the Oracle technology only because we already have the JDBC drivers ...

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