[Zope-DB] Connection SAS (sas institute) and Zope via odbc

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Wed, 02 Jul 2003 13:17:33 +0200

Niels Steen Krogh wrote:
> Have any of you tried to connect to sas-data on a windoze-server from 
> Zope/python running on a linux box.
> I would like to set up a webinterface to SASdata using Zope/RsessionDA, 
> R and RSOAP. I know SAS supports ODBC and I might try a kombination of 
> mxODBCZopeDA and easysoft odbc-bridge, but I would very much like to 
> know if its possible before I dig into it.
> I would like any feedback - both optimistic and pessimistic.....

According to the SAS web-page their ODBC driver is read-only; not
sure whether there are Python interfaces you could use for both
read/write access.

Note that SAS for Linux does come with an ODBC driver, so you might
be able to use mxODBC Zope DA without piping data through the ODBC-ODBC

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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