DBD::Sybase—For Sybase and Microsoft SQL Server
Transactions Yes Locking Yes, implicit and explicit Table joins Yes, inner and outer LONG/LOB datatypes Yes, up to 2 GB Statement handle attributes available After execute( ) Placeholders Yes, "?" style (native), see text below Stored procedures Yes Bind output values No, all values returned via fetch methods Table name letter case Sensitive, stored as defined, configurable Field name letter case Sensitive, stored as defined, configurable Quoting of otherwise invalid names Yes, via double quotes Case-insensitive "LIKE" operator No Server table ROW ID pseudocolumn No Positioned update/delete No Concurrent use of multiple handles Statement handles restricted, see below
Author and contact details
The driver author is Michael Peppler. He can be contacted via the dbi-users mailing list, or at email@example.com.
Supported database versions and options
DBD::Sybase module supports Sybase
10.x and 11.x, and offers
limited support for accessing Sybase 4.x and
Microsoft MS-SQL servers, assuming availability of Sybase OpenClient,
or the FreeTDS libraries.
The standard release of MS-SQL 7 can not be accessed using the Sybase libraries, but can be used using the FreeTDS libraries. There is a patch for MS-SQL 7 to allow Sybase clients to connect:
The FreeTDS libraries (http://www.freetds.org) is an Open ...