3 Links under: SQL

1) ADO Connection String Samples
ADO connection strings for ODBC DSN / DSN-Less, OLE DB Providers, Remote Data Services (RDS), MS Remote, and MS DataShape. Also included are ADO.NET connection strings for each the .NET Data Providers (MySQL, ODBC, OLE DB, Oracle, and SQL Server)....
http://www.able-consulting.com/ado_conn.htm

2) RDS URL
RDS 2.5 - How to use RDSto get and maintain dataon a Remote Server SQL...
http://www.able-consulting.com/RDS25.htm

3) SQL Service
SQLsql msde walk through...
http://www.fawcette.com/Archives/premier/mgznarch/vbpj/2000/14fal00/ss0014/ss0014.asp