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    Hello all,

    Can PHP connect just as easily to other databases as it does to mysql?

    I love using mysql, but I may have to use microsoft SQL as an alternate choice.

    What do you think?

    Thanks!
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    Hi!
    I am not very knowledgeable about php and linux / unix, but I know that it connects wonderfully to data sources under Win32 (so any ODBC-compliant database will do). Myself I use an Access database under Win32 for site generation. If you look in the frequently asked questions on www.php.net, I am quite sure they had a section devoted to geting/installing Unix drivers for many ODBC-complient dbs, check there.
    Good luck!
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    If you are running a Linux boxen, try using the Sybase drivers to connect directly to Microsoft SQL Server without the ODBC overhead.

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