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I am having AIX 64 bit Unix machine and I need to connect to Microsoft SQL SERVER 2008 R2 database. I dont have any Drivers and TDS installed in my machine. What all tools I need to install including any dependencies?

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Your question is realy incomplete - Please expand it to say what you want to achieve? Do you want to do development? Do you have a COTS application? Having said that, this information will be included in your application documentation, particularly if it is an enterprise off-the-shelf application. Typically if the application does not have built-in support for connecting to a remote database, there will be a list of pre-requisites with minimum version numbers. –  Johan Mar 12 '13 at 7:21
    
@Johan : You are correct, The application needs to insert the lines of a file using shell script to sql server database.It does not have built in support for connecting to a remote database.I need the list of prerequisites.Thanks.. –  satyajit Mar 12 '13 at 7:49
    
@Johan :I an running Unix AIX 6.1 –  satyajit Mar 12 '13 at 8:01
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Contact the application vendor or developer for a list of pre-requisites. Some applications have built-in capabilities of connecting to databases, others require plug-ins or depend on ODBC drivers.

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