[development] MS SQL question

John Fiala jcfiala at gmail.com
Tue Jul 7 17:23:58 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 11:18 AM, David Metzler<metzlerd at metzlerd.com> wrote:
> When pulling data from external sources, I simply don't use the drupal
> database abstraction layer at all. It doesn't have an ick factor for me at
> all. I use the approach your talking about with great success at my
> university.  We connect to Oracle and MSSql to get external data, and as a
> result have built quite a nice portal using drupal as the application
> development framework.
> Good luck.
> Dave

Agreed - if it's not the primary database, and you're careful about
intentional or unintentional sql injection, there's no problem with
using other methods to connect to the MS SQL db.  Have fun!

John Fiala

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