If you want create a dynamic web page that works on more than just MySQL then try Ruby DBI. Ruby DBI will help you create a single database interface for connecting your web application to multiple database types like MySQL, PostGreSQL and SQL Server. This article also explains some of the typical mistakes made when installing Ruby DBI.
Date: Jan, 07 2007
Author: Carl McDade, http://www.hiveminds.co.uk/node/3098