I have used both and I prefer php/mysql
On 11/4/05, Peter Brawley <peter.brawley@stripped> wrote:
> >I've been using ASP for years but I have to work on a bigger project
> involving many
> >users and data so of course, Access is not an option anymore. Since
> it's a project requiring
> >thousand of files and several applications all linked together, I
> can't create it once and change
> >it later. Basically, which option is the best between PHP/MySQL and
> ASP/MSSQL? It's
> >not a giant project but it might include around 20'000 members
> interacting daily through
> >forums, blogs, messages etc...
> .NET/MySQL will be a _lot_ cheaper than .NET/MSSQL. Visual Studio will
> save you a lot of time, but even that is a cost consideration, there is
> a free .NET GUI too. If you go Windows and .NET, I'd strongly encourage
> you to use Connector/NET rather than Connector/ODBC. Assuming you are
> using such a direct connector rather than ODBC, there are small
> MySQL-MSSQL differences in how you work with the database in the .NET
> GUI, but these differences will not slow you down appreciably. If OS is
> a major issue for you, it's even possible now to develop in .NET/MySQL
> on Linux, but a main point of .NET is to insulate you from the OS, and
> IAC Windows is not hard to get comfortable with, even if you hate it as
> many do.
> Marc Pidoux wrote:
> > I've been using ASP for years but I have to work on a bigger project
> > involving many users and data so of course, Access is not an option
> > anymore. Since it's a project requiring thousand of files and several
> > applications all linked together, I can't create it once and change it
> > later. Basically, which option is the best between PHP/MySQL and
> > ASP/MSSQL? It's not a giant project but it might include around 20'000
> > members interacting daily through forums, blogs, messages etc...
> > Thanks,
> > Marc
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