the following was posted on the Beginning PHP forum but, as it
did not attract any reply, I thought it should have been
Any response would be welcome, even that odbc IS the only
By the way, what exactly is PEAR? Could it help me in solving my "problem"
Thanks in advance,
i am currently conducting a study comparing the effectiveness
and efficiency of ASP and PHP at various levels of
Among other things, I wish to test database connectivity.
While I am OK with connecting PHP to MySQL and ASP to mySQL or
Access, as far as I know, the only way of connecting PHP to
Access is via ODBC , which is not a particularly efficient and
speedy way of establishing connection.
Am I right or is it possible to use a different type of
Thanks in advance for your help,