Multiple data sources

Multiple data sources

mikedmasonmikedmason Posts: 36Questions: 11Answers: 0

Hi Guys,
I uses the editor for a mysql database and I understand that process. I am hoping to pull in a mssql data using freetds (already set up and working) It doesn't need to utilize the editor functionality just read only. Whats the best way to do that? Do i create two folders one of editor and one of datatables and reference them separately in my PHP? I guess the question is what best practice to pull from two database types when Mysql is editor and MSSQL is just read only. Thanks for any tips.

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  • allanallan Posts: 52,525Questions: 1Answers: 8,020 Site admin
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    If you want to use read only data, I'd skip over the Editor PHP libraries and simply to a SELECT directly against the database to get the records you want. A lot more flexibility that way and you won't run into any of the limitations of the Editor libraries (for example they don't have a group by option).


  • mikedmasonmikedmason Posts: 36Questions: 11Answers: 0


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