[Mono-list] General doubt about compatibility Linux and Windows

Daniel Soto daniel.soto2k at gmail.com
Thu Aug 27 12:47:04 EDT 2009

The SqlClient on System.Data namespace provide to you access to MS-SQL.

It works well if you target to .NET/Mono 1.1 runtime. In .NET 2.0 runtine
works well also, but it needs more tests with MSSQL 2005 if you run your app
in Linux.

2009/8/27 Dallman, John <john.dallman at siemens.com>

> > 5 - MS-SQL Server will run on Windows only.  Clients of SQL Server
> > aren't limited to Windows, i.e. you can run a Mono app on Linux and
> > connect to MS-SQL Server.
> MS don't provide any Linux client software, but there is at least one
> open source version. SQL Server speaks a protocol called Tabular Data
> Stream, or TDS, and the FreeTDS project has created an open-source
> version, including an ODBC driver. Their website at freetds.org seems
> to be down at present.
> --
> John Dallman
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