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#1 croakingtoad

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Posted 19 April 2006 - 07:28 PM

I am working for a company who uses MSSQL but I would like to run an open source PHP app that uses MySQL. Forgive my DB ignorance, but is there a wrapper class or anything I could (easily) use without having to rewrite the entire open source apps DB code for MSSQL?


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Posted 19 April 2006 - 07:42 PM

The difference is almost negligable.

mysql_functionname go to mssql_functionname
You can't use some of the specific MySQL options (LIMIT being the big one)

I use both and it's never really a problem for me. If you run into any problems or have a question about something specific, post it here or PM me.

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Posted 19 April 2006 - 07:55 PM

A big difference will be found if make use of MySql functions, especially date functions, in your queries.
If you are still using mysql_ functions, STOP! Use mysqli_ or PDO. The longer you leave it the more you will have to rewrite.

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