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Posted - 09/13/2009 :  19:47:59  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

I have a website powered by mySQL, written in .NET - with Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio Express as the SQL management software.

I am looking to develop an add on application for this website in PHP - so would make it on a seperate server (php) - but this new application will need access to the SQL (or at least aspects of it).

Will it be as simple as making the php site connect to the database remotely (so instead of localhost connect, it connects to the database at

Although of course, the database isn't stored at since it's somewhere in root level.

I figure that because we're connected SQL, it shouldn't matter that the two sites are in different languages...

So I guess the question is - how easy would it be to connect, using PHP, to this remote SQL database, on the .NET server?

Any thoughts, most appreciated

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Posted - 09/13/2009 :  23:32:20  Show Profile  Visit tkizer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
You should post your question on a php site, since SQLTeam is for Microsoft SQL Server.

I don't see how a site could be powered by mySQL and then SSMSE is used as the management software.

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