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Old 10-14-2010, 05:09 AM   #1
gopalkc
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Accessing MS SQL Server 2005 standards with C programming


Hi All,

It would be helpful, If you would share the different options to access MS SQL 2005 using C? We are using gcc compiler.

Thanks
 
Old 10-14-2010, 05:54 AM   #2
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You can use ODBC.
 
Old 10-14-2010, 01:52 PM   #3
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Hi -

1. As far as C programming API, I agree with hairysocks. ODBC is a good choice.

2. Regardless of which API you use, you're also going to need a driver for your Linux host to communicate with SQL Server. I recommend FreeTDS:

http://www.freetds.org/

'Hope that helps
 
  


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