[ensembl-dev] Database names?

Nicolas A Cole nickcole at mail.sfsu.edu
Tue Jun 19 16:41:54 BST 2012

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On 6/19/12 1:17 AM, "Beth Yates" <bp1 at sanger.ac.uk> wrote:

>You can get a list of databases names for the latest release from the
>FTP site ftp://ftp.ensembl.org/pub/current_mysql/ each directory on this
>page corresponds to a database name.
>Hope this helps.
>On 18/06/12 18:22, Maury Markowitz wrote:
>> I'm trying to connect to the Ensembl database using ODBC, and because
>>I'm a glutton for punishment, I'm doing so from the Mac. I have
>>installed the 64-bit MySQL ODBC drivers and built a DSN pointing to
>> Opening the connection appears to work, at least it does not return any
>>errors from the ODBC driver. However, I am not attached to a particular
>>DB when this happens. This is likely something simple in my DSN setup,
>>so I went looking for a list of DB names so I could manually "USE xxx"
>>to get properly connected...
>> ...and I couldn't find such a thing. There's documentation on the
>>tables, but nothing on the actual DB names in the public server?
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