Solved

Want to have CGI Scripts to access SQL Database

Posted on 1997-10-16
2
170 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-25
I am a novice to the CGI.  I just want to know the process from starting to ending that perform the access SQL database via CGI scripts.  Please tell me in details from the starting point, including where to get interpreter, scripts language.

My email address : warlord@netvigator.com
0
Comment
Question by:warlords
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 

Accepted Solution

by:
larsjordan earned 80 total points
ID: 1830926
You should create the application in Visual Basic 5.0 At the start of the program you should connect to the database using ODBC. When youre connected you can manipulate the database using VB's strong database features.
In order to use CGI in VB you must redirect the stdin and standard stdout.
Remember to diconnect the SQL Server at script exit
Note that this will only work in Windows NT/95 webservers, and you must create a setup program from your VB project
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:faster
ID: 1830927
Using VB cause a lot of overhead.  You can consider using perl+odbc driver, since perl is quite powerful.  You can also use c+odbc driver, which gives you the best performance.
0

Featured Post

Resolve Critical IT Incidents Fast

If your data, services or processes become compromised, your organization can suffer damage in just minutes and how fast you communicate during a major IT incident is everything. Learn how to immediately identify incidents & best practices to resolve them quickly and effectively.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Introduction This tutorial will give you a fast look what you can do with WhizBase. I expect you already know how to work with HTML at least, and that you understand the basics of the internet and how the internet works. WhizBase is a server-s…
If you get a (Blue Screen of Death), your system writes a small file called a minidump. Your first step is to make certain your computer is setup to record memory dumps. Right click My Computer, choose properties. Click on the advanced tab, an…
Learn how to match and substitute tagged data using PHP regular expressions. Demonstrated on Windows 7, but also applies to other operating systems. Demonstrated technique applies to PHP (all versions) and Firefox, but very similar techniques will w…
In this fourth video of the Xpdf series, we discuss and demonstrate the PDFinfo utility, which retrieves the contents of a PDF's Info Dictionary, as well as some other information, including the page count. We show how to isolate the page count in a…

752 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question