Josh Otter wrote:
> Hi all,
>  I am new to Ruby ( and to Miscrosft SQL). I want to be able to do very 
> basic queries from ruby to a external MS SQL databse. I have searched 
> through the web and it seems you have to jump through hoops to get ruby 
> to talk to a SQL database.
> 
> 1) Install freedts
> 
> 2) Install sqlrelay
> 
> 3) ??

This may help

http://ruby-dbi.rubyforge.org/

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James Britt

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