[CentOS] Re: MS SQL server

Sat Sep 15 08:39:13 UTC 2007
Tony Mountifield <tony at softins.clara.co.uk>

In article <003201c7f727$07b9c9b0$0300a8c0 at Laptop>,
Tony Barratt <tbarratt at mibtree.com> 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!).

Have a look for the packages FreeTDS and sqsh.

Tony Mountifield
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