Robert Klemme wrote:

> "Michael Davis" <mdavis / sevasoftware.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> news:YWyZb.1830$yZ1.19 / newsread2.news.pas.earthlink.net...
> 
>>I am building a web application for a client in Ruby.  The application
> 
> is
> 
>>working but now needs to access data using JDBC.
> 
> 
> This sounds strange to me.  Didn't you mean to say "the application needs
> to access data in a relational database"?  In that case DBI is your
> friend.  No need for JDBC here.
> 
> Regards
> 
>     robert
> 

No.  The data that I need to access may not always be relational and I have been given specific requirements for using both JDBC and ODBC.  I explored many possible options for accessing data with my client and they have several very good reasons for these requirements.  

Thanks, Michael