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From:Martin Gainty Date:July 27 2003 3:04am
Subject:Re: how to convert SQL Server 2000 database to MySQL?
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An example of PHP reading MySQL DB

Hth,
Martin
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From: "kumar mcmillan" <kumar@stripped>
To: <mysql@stripped>
Sent: Saturday, July 26, 2003 3:43 PM
Subject: how to convert SQL Server 2000 database to MySQL?


> Hi.
> First, you will be happy to know that I am migrating a client to 
> PHP/MySQL from ASP/MSSQL.  This is for reasons of future preservation, 
> cost, security, efficiency, et cetera.  The problem is, I don't 
> currently have a PC and $$ to run Windows 2000 server on.  I have been 
> sent the MDF and LDF database files by the client...  Does someone know 
> of a way to convert those files to SQL without running Windows to do 
> it?  If not, is there an SQL-like format that SQL Server will save as 
> that I can request from the client?  Or.... is there an application 
> (Windows or anything) that someone can recommend to make this 
> conversion?  I should point out that this is a simple database with no 
> stored procedures or anything fancy.
> 
> thanks for taking the time to read this,
> Kumar
> 
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how to convert SQL Server 2000 database to MySQL?kumar mcmillan27 Jul
  • Re: how to convert SQL Server 2000 database to MySQL?Pete McNeil27 Jul
  • Re: how to convert SQL Server 2000 database to MySQL?Martin Gainty27 Jul
  • Re: how to convert SQL Server 2000 database to MySQL?Karam Chand27 Jul