[DB-SIG] MSSQL "proxy" access

Marcos Sánchez Provencio msanchez at grupoburke.com
Wed Jun 4 11:31:55 EDT 2003

Philippe ENTZMANN escribió:
> Hi,
> I'm prototyping an application with Python and MSSQL. I use odbc module 
> for data access.
> I would like to be able to run my app both on Windows and Linux.
> Is there a way to access directly an MSSQL database from a python 
> program running on Linux ?
> Is it a good idea to use some XMLRPC stuff to "proxy" the data requests 
> from the clients (Linux and Windows) to the MSSQL server thru a python 
> server (Windows) ?
> Is there already a module for doing such things ? (db proxiing via XMLRPC)
> Thanks.
The Sybase module http://object-craft.com.au/projects/sybase/ + FreeTDS 
can access MSSQL. Parameter binding is not ready yet for FreeTDS, you'll 
have to write your own quoting code :-\

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