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From "Andre Schild" <>
Subject Antw: RE: Open source ODBC driver for SQL Server 7
Date Thu, 29 Aug 2002 06:59:48 GMT
I tryed the W2K drivers and when they connected to the 7.0 server they
throw a error like "Needs SQL 2000 Server"

Freetds works fine for us with MS SQL 7.0 Server.
There seems to be another (very new) project in sourceforge who splitt
off from freetds. No idea if it works, not tested myself.


>>> 28.08.2002 23:21:23 >>>
You might want to try the MS drivers even though they claim not to
SQL7.  I've had a system installed for about a year using the MS
drivers on
SQL7 with no problems, although the application and queries are pretty

Greg Trasuk, President
StratusCom Manufacturing Systems Inc. - We use information technology
solve business problems on your plant floor. 

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Jeffrey Polaski [] 
>Sent: August 28, 2002 17:06
>To: 'Tomcat Users List'
>Subject: Open source ODBC driver for SQL Server 7
>I've searched the group, but I was unable to find anything
>relevant to SQL
>Server 7 and free/open source JDBBC drivers. So, can anyone recommend
>decent open source JDBC driver for use with MS SQL Server 7?
>I'd like a type
>3 or 4 driver (as a JDBC-ODBC bridge doesn't seem to be too
>stable). I'd
>consider connection pooling with a JDBC-ODBC bridge if it's
>stable and not
>too slow.
>We can pay for drivers if we have to, but our budget is pretty
>slim this
>year so I'm trying to do this on the cheap, if possible. We're
>Tomcat 4.04 on NT. Eventually we'll upgrade to SQL Server 200
>and I can use
>the MS drivers, but that's will have to wait about a year or
>so. For now I
>just need a basic, stable driver to connect to SQL Server 7.
>Thanks in advance for your help,
>   Jeff Polaski
>   Webmaster
>   Research & Graduate Studies
>   University California, Irvine
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Larry Meadors [] 
>Sent: Tuesday, August 20, 2002 5:37 AM
>Subject: Re: Tomcat Crashes
>It is the JDBC-ODBC stuff. Unless there is NO OTHER POSSIBLE WAY to
>connect to your database, do not ever use the JDBC-ODBC bridge
>except to
>convert your data to another format.
>It looks from the error that you are using M$ SQL Server. M$ has jdbc
>drivers for SQL2000, but not for earlier versions - there are open
>source ones though.
>If you are not constrained to use SQL Server, get MySQL (it is
>free) and
>convert your data. M$ products (in general) are not very
>>>> 08/20/02 06:26 AM >>>
>I am currently running Tomcat 4.0.4 Server on a
>Windows 2000 Server (v5.0.2195) with MS SQL
>Server 2000 (v8.00.194) and J2SDK 1.4.0. I am also
>using JDBC-ODBC bridge to access the database. After
>conducting a few tests on my application, I notice
>that sometimes Tomcat crashes. When I check the
>server, the Tomcat console is missing. I receive the
>following log file as shown belo
>Can anyone help me with this problem
>Kingston Sew
>An unexpected exception has been detected in native
>code outside the VM.
>occurred at PC=0x41166ABA
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