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Connector to SQL server

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Any ideas on how to connect to a SQL server database? I don't want to follow the ODBC route. I would like the users to think they are still in Notes while accessing SQL data. I need connector classes for back-end script?
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by:zvonko
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In native client or in web?

If in LotusClient: do you have the ODBC drivers on server (do you use LS:DO )?
Are you familar with the NotesAgent.RunOnServer(ParamDocID) method?
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zvonko
This is in both instances (client and on web). I'm actually looking for some native I/F and not ODBC. Do you know if such an interfase exists?
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Please explain wath is the database you want to talk to in SQL native.

(for me this is still strange. SQL is only the protocol. This sounds to me like: I want to use HTTP to a server but without a browser... ;-))
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Nope, the db is Microsoft SQL database running on NT. Does this answer your question? I need to know if there in an I/F other than ODBC between Notes and this db.
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OK, now I understand why you ask for "SQL" without SQL ;-)

but, sorry, I have to look for native MicrosoftSQL interfaces to Notes (and do not beleave to find any).

Again is the question why do you not like to use ODBC?
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Nope, the db is Microsoft SQL database running on NT. Does this answer your question? I need to know if there in an I/F other than ODBC between Notes and this db.
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ODBC is my last option as I have to do large bulk transfers of data. Looks like this is my only option though.
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yeap.
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Not your only option.  Many middleware tools such as Replic-Action, Notrix, and LEI will allow you to perform realtime queries against a back-end SQL database.  However, when it comes down to it, they are just providing a wrapper for ODBC drivers so that you don't have to code all of the looping, error handling, etc. that is associated with proper use of LS:DO and ODBC.
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