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i am using Active Record in some non-rails apps.
Very handy. Easy to do also,

shawn

On 5/29/07, Ronald Fischer <ronald.fischer / venyon.com> wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
> I am investigating ways to connect my Ruby (non-Rails) application on
> Windows
> to either MSSQL, MySql or Oracle databases. ODBC seems to be a common
> way
> for accessing them, so I wonder how to best access ODBC from Ruby.
>
> Searching on the Web, I found solutions using DBI, or the ODBC Library
> at http://www.ch-werner.de/rubyodbc/. Now I wonder:
>
> - Are there other alternative ODBC interfaces?
> - Are some of them available as gem? Which ones?
> - Are there interfaces written in "plain ruby", so that the application
> might also run under JRuby? (Of course I can use JDBC on JRuby as an
> alternative - I'm here more interested in Ruby vs. JRuby compatibility).
>
> Any suggestions?
>
> Ronald
>
> --
> Ronald Fischer <ronald.fischer / venyon.com>
> Phone: +49-89-452133-162
>
>
>

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