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From:David Brian Chait Date:February 9 2011 6:55am
Subject:RE: Replacing MS SQL with MySql
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To borrow your line of reasoning, translators can be rather slow and unreliable. Adding
the extra overhead and complexity is certainly not worth the potential gains.


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From: vegivamp@stripped [mailto:vegivamp@stripped] On Behalf Of Johan De Meersman
Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2011 10:54 PM
To: Reindl Harald
Cc: Y z; mysql@stripped
Subject: Re: Replacing MS SQL with MySql

On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 7:18 AM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl@stripped>wrote:

> Am 09.02.2011 06:36, schrieb Y z:
> >
> > I have a windows app that wants to talk to either a) an access database,
> b) a MS
> > Sql Express database, or c) a MS Sql 2008 database.
> >
> > Can anyone please point me in the direction of configuring My Sql to
> > imitate any of the above?
>
> no way if the application has no abstraction-layer
> you can not easy switvh from one rdbms to another
> because in a closed source app you will even not
> can connect
>
> after connect there are hughe differences in many details
>
> so if a application does not support a specific rdbms
> you can not use it
>

Remember, TIMTOWTDI<https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/TIMTOWTDI>:-)
If someone you want to talk to knows only one language, find an
interpreter. MS Access apparently speaks the same language as his app; and
using ODBC it can also talk MySQL. Link the tables in Access and let the app
use them as if they were regular tables.




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Replacing MS SQL with MySqlY z9 Feb
  • Re: Replacing MS SQL with MySqlJohan De Meersman9 Feb
    • RE: Replacing MS SQL with MySqlY z9 Feb
      • RE: Replacing MS SQL with MySqlDavid Brian Chait9 Feb
    • RE: Replacing MS SQL with MySqlJerry Schwartz9 Feb
      • Re: Replacing MS SQL with MySqlJohan De Meersman9 Feb
        • RE: Replacing MS SQL with MySqlJerry Schwartz9 Feb
          • Re: Replacing MS SQL with MySqlJohan De Meersman9 Feb
  • Re: Replacing MS SQL with MySqlReindl Harald9 Feb
    • Re: Replacing MS SQL with MySqlJohan De Meersman9 Feb
      • RE: Replacing MS SQL with MySqlDavid Brian Chait9 Feb
        • Re: Replacing MS SQL with MySqlJohan De Meersman9 Feb
  • RE: Replacing MS SQL with MySqlJerry Schwartz9 Feb