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Re: SQL Server

by jfroebe (Parson)
on Nov 09, 2006 at 20:21 UTC ( [id://583209] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to SQL Server

If you're going to run perl on the windows box, then I would highly recommend DBD::ADO, if you're running the perl on any other platform, you will need to build DBD::Sybase with FreeTDS as Sybase's Openclient doesn't work with SQL Server's authentication very well at all.

Also, take a look at Real World SQL Server Administration with Perl by Linchi Shea (ISBN: 1-59059-097-X). It will save you many many hours of frustration with regards to getting perl to properly work with Microsoft SQL Server.

Jason L. Froebe

Team Sybase member

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Re^2: SQL Server
by smithers (Friar) on Feb 03, 2007 at 22:56 UTC
    Jason is spot-on regarding Linchi Shea's book. I stumbled on this book at Borders a year ago and bought it. It's one of my most worn and beloved perl books. Linchi's script examples and downloadable Perl modules are superb for SQL Server and Win32 management.