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From Jon Lancelle <...@knosys.com>
Subject Re: AW: JDBC/ODBC/SQL Server/Access/Good God!
Date Sat, 17 Jun 2000 20:24:57 GMT
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Ralph Einfeldt wrote:

> There are some alternaties for you:
>
>         For MS SQL (and Sybase) there is a free driver
>         at http://www.freetds.org This driver is not
>         complete, but you can try if it does what you need.
>
>         There are at least three pure java RDBMS:
>                 Coudescape:             http://www.cloudescape.com
> (Commercial)
>                 InstantDB:              http://instantdb.enhydra.org/
> (Open Source)
>                 HypersoniqSQL:  http://hsql.oron.ch/ (Open Source)
>
>         I'm not familiar with any of these.
>
> What you can use depends on your needs. These are the most critical
> needs that impact the choose of the RDBMS and the driver:
>         Transactions (No mySQL)
>         Views (No MySQL, no Hypersonic)
>         Inner and outer joins
>         Subselects (No MySQL)
>         Blobs (Postgres get hard to use)
>         JDBC Support (FreeTDS doesn't support everything)
>
> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: David Ornstein [mailto:davido@nuvomedia.com]
> Gesendet: Samstag, 10. Juni 2000 01:01
> An: tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Betreff: RE: JDBC/ODBC/SQL Server/Access/Good God!
>
> Yes, actually this is quite helpful.
>
> I must say that I'm kind blown away that I'm going to need to spend
> ~$1000
> just to be able to talk to a relational database from my site.  I'm
> building
> this thing for a non-profit; normally I wouldn't care.  It just rubs me
> the
> wrong way.
>
> Are there are really good free/open-source databases that run on
> NT/Win2K
> (that have free JDBC drivers)?
>
> Anyone?
>
> David
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Diego Doval [mailto:diego@mindstech.com]
> > Sent: Friday, June 09, 2000 3:57 PM
> > To: tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org
> > Subject: RE: JDBC/ODBC/SQL Server/Access/Good God!
> >
> >
> > Hi David,
> >
> >       I am using Tomcat 3.1 with apache to access SQL Server 7.0
> > on a W2K Server
> > box. I've tried several JDBC drivers and they work fine, the
> > differences are
> > in price/licensing. Some of them are:
> >
> >       JDBC/Kona from Weblogic (www.weblogic.com) --- really expensive
> >       I-net
> > (http://www.inetsoftware.de/English/produkte/JDBC2/Default.htm)
> >       JTurbo  (www.jturbo.com)
> >
> > These are the ones I've used for extended periods of time without
> > problems.
> >
> > All these companies have evaluation versions that you can
> > download that have
> > a limit of 2 or 3 concurrent connections and they generally send you
> an
> > unlimited evaluation version on request.
> >
> >       hope this helps,
> >
> >       diego
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: David Ornstein [mailto:davido@nuvomedia.com]
> > > Sent: Friday, June 09, 2000 3:45 PM
> > > To: tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org
> > > Subject: JDBC/ODBC/SQL Server/Access/Good God!
> > >
> > >
> > > OK, so I've spent 2 hours surfing now and still can't find a good
> > > answer to
> > > my question.  I hate to bother the list with this, but...
> > >
> > > I'm building a new site with Tomcat.  I want to store my data
> > in either MS
> > > Access or SQL Server (I don't care).  I suppose I could be
> > > convinced to use
> > > something like MySQL if it really works well on Win2K/NT.
> > >
> > > I can't for the life of me figure out if there's an easy place to
> get
> > > drivers so I can talk via JDBC (or over a JDBC bridge) to the
> database.
> > > Obviously there are for-sale drivers.  I don't much mind paying a
> little
> > > (<$200), but I'd like to be able to download and test them and run
> them
> > > immediately and pay later if they're working.
> > >
> > > I references to two JDBC-ODBC bridges, one from Sun and one from MS.
> I
> > > can't quite find a download URL for the Sun one and people seem
> > to grumble
> > > on various mailing lists archives about it being unstable and
> > > exploding the
> > > Java VM.  The MS one seems only to come with their JDK which is
> > > only 1.1, so
> > > I'm assuming that's incompatible with Tomcat.
> > >
> > > Does anybody have any suggestions?  I just wanna start writing
> > some code!
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > David
> > >
> > > ___________________________________________________________
> > > David Ornstein, CTO, NuvoMedia, Inc.
> > >
> > > AIM: dbo666 voice: 650-314-1200 web: http://www.nuvomedia.com/
> > > PGP Public Key Available at: ldap://certserver.pgp.com
> > >
> > > "An honest man is able to speak for himself, when a knave is not."
> > > Shakespeare, King Henry VI., Part 2
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
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