Solaris access to a MS SQL Database
rbrooks at utdallas.edu
Tue Nov 9 13:50:27 EST 1999
Dan Gregoria wrote:
> Here is the problem I am trying to solve:
> We have MS SQL Server Database on an NT Server.
> We have working NT Clients
> -- we are using supplied ODBC drivers from Microsoft.
> -- access is now through 2 staticly linked C++ programs
> which are called from perl scripts.
> We plan to have Sun-Solaris clients with varying versions
> (for now suppose 2.51 with JDK 1.1.8).
> -- we do NOT plan for interactive access from Unix.
> I ported one of the C++ programs to Java using JDBC. I works already
> for the NT clients.
> I want it to work for Solaris clients.
If JDBC works, go with that.
I've used freetds + Perl DBI (Sybase driver) as suggested, with reasonable success.
Your milage may vary.
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