Access to MS SQL from Linux?

Jarek Zgoda jzgoda at gazeta.usun.pl
Sat Sep 25 20:21:04 CEST 2004


A. Lloyd Flanagan <alloydflanagan at comcast.net> pisze:

>> > Is there any Python library for accessing MS SQL server 
>> > from a Linux machine? Either open source or commerical one will do for me.
> 
> I would think the ODBC driver would be the first choice.  ODBC is
> Microsoft's spec, they generally support it pretty thoroughly.  You
> could check out the Win32 stuff and use COM to talk to an ADO server,
> if you felt really ambitious.

ODBC definitely is not a Microsoft spec (it was produced in early 90's
by SQL Access Group, now part of X/Open, see
http://www.rdg.opengroup.org/public/news/nov95/sqlaccgp.htm). OLEDB is.

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