[MonetDB-users] SyntaxException in "monetdb create demo" statement

Fabian Groffen Fabian.Groffen at cwi.nl
Wed Sep 3 09:32:20 CEST 2008

On 02-09-2008 23:52:27 -0700, rmaadil wrote:
> I have installed MnetDB by downloading the file
> "MonetDB-ODBC-Installer-i386-20080812.msi". Then I opened MonetDB SQL
> Server. The last message that I got on the command prompt was "MonetDB/SQL
> module v2.24.0 loaded". Then I tried the statement "monetdb create demo",
> but I got the following error
> SyntaxException:parseError:monetdb create demo
> SyntaxException:parseError            ^';' expected  
> Can anybody tell me that where I was going wrong.

You are at the MAL prompt.

The tools merovingian and monetdb are only available on UNIX-like
platforms, hence not on Windows.  You cannot use them.  Under windows
you can just start mclient from the start menu.

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