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FreeTDS is a set of libraries for Unix
and Linux that allows programs to natively talk to Microsoft SQL Server
and Sybase databases. jTDS was originally based on the work of the
FreeTDS project. Lots of thanks go to them, too.
technology is an API that lets you access virtually any tabular data
source from the JavaTM programming
language. It provides cross-DBMS connectivity to a wide range of SQL
databases and also to other tabular data sources, such as spreadsheets
or flat files.
Although we 'love' Microsoft just as much
as you do, it seems like Microsoft SQL Server is one of the most used
database engines. That's why jTDS was started in the first place:
to avoid paying big money for commercial JDBC drivers for MS SQL Server.
DataDino Database Explorer is a low-cost
commercial JDBC-based database management tool that comes with built-in
support for a variety of databases. The support for MS SQL Server
is provided by jTDS. Jerason Banes, the developer of DataDino is also
a member of the jTDS Project.
SQuirreL SQL Client is an open source
graphical Java program that will allow you to view the structure of
a JDBC compliant database, browse the data in tables, issue SQL commands
etc. SQuirreL SQL is also hosted by SourceForge and it's one of the
top Java projects on SourceForge.
DbVisualizer is a widely-used commercial
database visualization and management tool based on JDBC. Among others,
a nice thing about DbVisualizer is a diagram view of a database displaying
tables and the foreign key relationships between them.
DB Solo is a powerful yet affordable
cross-platform database development and management tool for both
developers and administrators. It allows users to explore and
manage database objects as well as execute ad-hoc queries. DB Solo
supports most operating systems and DBMS products.