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. -Ross ______________________________________________________________________ This e-mail, and any attachments thereto, is intended only for use by the addressee(s) named herein and may contain legally privileged and/or confidential information. If you are not the intended recipient of this e-mail, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this e-mail, and any attachments thereto, is strictly prohibited. If you have received this e-mail in error, please immediately notify the sender and permanently delete the original and any copy or printout thereof.