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Reply to topic   Topic: PHP5 and MS SQL Server 2000?
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kr33



Joined: 19 Sep 2006
Posts: 64
Location: South Africa

PostPosted: Tue 28 Nov '06 11:29    Post subject: PHP5 and MS SQL Server 2000? Reply with quote

Hi,

I have reached the end of my web application development for my website....

Although now, theres a catch, I need to migrate ALL the data from MySQL to MS SQL Server as well as adjust my php scripts to access the MS SQL Server database.

I found out how to make the connection to MS SQL Server using php, but what I'd like to know is...

How much of a difference is there between the functions for MySQL and MS SQL Server...

Eg. to connect to the MS SQL Server, instead of mysql_connect($host, $username, $password);

i would now use :
mssql_connect($host, $username, $password)

among a few other familiar functions.

A more specific eg would be...inserting data into tables, truncate the tables, importing flat files(comma delimted CSV files) into the database tables
using php code.

ANY Help would be great!!!!

I hope i've explained properly.

Much Thanks

Ciao

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James Blond
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Joined: 19 Jan 2006
Posts: 7031
Location: Germany, Next to Hamburg

PostPosted: Fri 01 Dec '06 10:12    Post subject: Reply with quote

See http://www.php.net/msssql for any details
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kr33



Joined: 19 Sep 2006
Posts: 64
Location: South Africa

PostPosted: Fri 01 Dec '06 11:50    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks James...was of great help.

But other that the function changes, would my SQL querying still be the same or would i need to change that aswell?

Eg. when i update my database i do the following
Code:

         $uSql = "UPDATE $toTable, $fromTable SET $toTable.$fieldToUpdate = $fromTable.$tData ".
               "WHERE $toTable.row_position = $rowIndex[$sData] AND $fromTable.row_indx = $rowIndex[2]";
            
            $uResult = mysql_query($uSql)
               or die ("<br>Update Error : ".mysql_error());


The above was when I was using the mysql functions.
Will i now have to change the structure etc. for doing the update, etc.

Thanks

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