Mainframe access to MS-SQL Server

Discussion created by ca.portal.admin on Apr 3, 2006
Latest reply on Apr 3, 2006 by ca.portal.admin
Is anyone aware of a product like an ODBC driver for the mainframe that
would allow COBOL, CICS, or ADS programs to issue SQL against a Microsoft
SQL Server database?

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Re: Mainframe access to MS-SQL Server
"I thought that Vegasoft had a solution in the ODBC from mainframe space - went to their web site and sure enough - see 2nd item:

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The Java Client has basically the same functionality as the Windows Client. The software is 100% Java.
Type 3 Pure Java JDBC driver is included.

ODBC Server
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Windows Client Windows Client V2.6.7 is now available for download. Click this for new features and bug fixes.
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