I am starting a new project in PHP that need to access MS Sql Server.
I know that PHP’s manual lacks of warns about old or even deprecated set of functions.
- MySQL extension do not refer to MySQLi extension at any point.
- SQLite extension do not refer to SQLite3 extension at any point.
So my question is: Am I OK using PHP’s SQLSRV Functions? or they are not the state of the art? I did choose them because aparently they have MS support.
Please notice that I am not asking for a recomendation, just if what I choose is OK
As I understand it the SQLSRV functions aren’t actually PHP’s per se since they are part of a package maintained by Microsoft outside the main PHP project. They are however one of the two best bets for working with MS SQL Server (PDO_SQLSRV being the other) since they are currently maintained.
They are both currently Windows only.