[freetds] Re: FreeTDS Digest, Vol 25, Issue 22
Lowden, James K
LowdenJK at bernstein.com
Thu Feb 17 11:47:24 EST 2005
> From: Michael David
> Sent: Thursday, February 17, 2005 10:18 AM
> I'm not using SSL with it, so that is undefined in my setup. BTW, I
> also upgraded from freetds-0.64.dev.20050209 to
> freetds-0.64.dev.20050215 and have the same behavior, just so I'm
> working off the newest. The patch you gave me didn't work, per se,
> it generated a lot more debugging information. Do you want this
> additional debugging output?
> Worth noting, as soon as I changed my FreeTDS config to indicate my
> data source was version 7.0, it worked without fault. Is there any
> functionality / speed / reliability difference between using tds
> version 7.0 and 8.0?
Not speed or reliability, no. We have less experience with TDS 8.0, so
reliability might be marginally worse.
Functionality gains are mostly in collation: TDS 8.0 allows per-column
charsets, whereas TDS 7.0 has one charset for the whole session. TDS
8.0 also introduces new datatypes: bigint and sql_variant. And SSL, of
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