[CentOS] MS SQL server

Ross S. W. Walker rwalker at medallion.com
Fri Sep 14 23:42:21 UTC 2007

Ross S. W. Walker wrote:
> Tony Barratt wrote:
> > 
> > Hello List,
> > 
> > I need to access some data a MS-SQL server ie run a stored 
> > procedure or 
> > user-defined function or a select every so often maybe 3 
> times a day.
> > Have centos 4.5 on intel xeon. Is there an obvious 
> certain-to-succeed 
> > approach?
> > 
> > perl DBI + ODBC spings to mind, have not tried it yet - 
> > cannot access the 
> > systems yet - need to make a good plan.
> > Am a bit concerned cos I dont know of an alternative to perl 
> > DBI + ODBC and 
> > I have heard a few anecdotes about how ODBC possibly problematic..
> > 
> > Any suggestions gratefully received and would be pleased to 
> > read the nice 
> > manual (if one is identified!).
> You could try the Sybase libraries as both speak Transact-SQL 
> and sprang
> from the same code base at one point.

It's a little dated, but you might find up-to-date versions of some
of the libraries and utilities mentioned in this article:



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