MSSQL vs. SQLSRV: What’s the Difference? (Part 2)

In my last post, I promised a comparison of the APIs for the MSSQL and SQLSRV extensions of PHP, so here it is. I constructed the table below assuming some familiarity with the MSSQL extension. I’m aiming to provide a high-level comparison that you might use if you were considering moving to the SQLSRV extension,…

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mssql vs. sqlsrv: What’s the Difference? (Part 1)

[Part 2 of this post is here.] The SQL Server Driver for PHP (also called the “sqlsrv” driver for it’s API prefix) has been available since July of 2008, but I still often see the “old” driver (the “mssql” driver) used to connect to SQL Server from PHP scripts. Many of the tutorials I come…

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