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.
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
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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