On 3/27/06, Josh Otter <crackotter / warmflatrock.com> 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.

On windows using the 1 click installer ruby-dbi comes installed by
default with ODBC drivers and you can access MS-SQL that way without
installing anything.