We help IT Professionals succeed at work.

same statement in sql 2005

lilyyan
lilyyan asked
on
294 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
hello:

i'm using php,  and datasource and odbc connection to connect a sql 2005 server

could some expert here tell what is the same statement i shoudl use in sql 2005?
mssql_num_rows(): // this van be used in sql 2000, but not in sql 2005

mssql_query();// this van be used in sql 2000, but not in sql 2005

also mssql_close() ;
----------------------------------------------
coud i use the following to know the number of rows returned:?
odbc_exec($dsn, $SQL);
$row = odbc_fetch_array($result)
$rowNum = sizeof ($row );
----------------------------------------------
thank you so much for your help. i'm totally new to ms sql 2005
Comment
Watch Question

Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing Engineer
CERTIFIED EXPERT
Most Valuable Expert 2014
Top Expert 2009

Commented:
actually, mssql functions should work for sql 2000 and sql 2005 the same?
I do use mssql_query with sql 2005, actually...

Author

Commented:
well, i got this error: mssql_num_rows(): supplied resource is not a valid MS SQL-result resource in myfile.php in line 20

Author

Commented:
these three lines are i used:
$dsn =odbc_connect($mssqlDatasource, $mssqlUser, $mssqlPass, SQL_CUR_USE_ODBC);
$result=odbc_exec($dsn,"SELECT Name FROM myTable;");
$num= mssql_num_rows($result);

thank you so much!
Billing Engineer
CERTIFIED EXPERT
Most Valuable Expert 2014
Top Expert 2009
Commented:
This one is on us!
(Get your first solution completely free - no credit card required)
UNLOCK SOLUTION

Author

Commented:
thank you so much:

would you please suggetsion which are the same functions for :
mssql_query(); // this can be used in sql 2000, but not in sql 2005

also mssql_close() ;// this can be used in sql 2000, but not in sql 2005
----------------------------------------------
coud i use the following to know the number of rows returned:?
odbc_exec($dsn, $SQL);
$row = odbc_fetch_array($result)
$rowNum = sizeof ($row );
----------------------------------------------
well, i post these in the begainning, so it's still the same question, thank you so much!
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing Engineer
CERTIFIED EXPERT
Most Valuable Expert 2014
Top Expert 2009

Commented:
>mssql_query(); // this can be used in sql 2000, but not in sql 2005
>also mssql_close() ;// this can be used in sql 2000, but not in sql 2005

as I said, I do use mssql_xxxxx  functions on both sql 2000 AND sql 2005, so if you fail to use them, you probably only need to connect correctly, ie:

mssql_connection("servername,port","username", "password");

the ",port" part is the "trick" to get it working with sql 2005...

Author

Commented:
when i add port, i couldn't connect to the database
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing Engineer
CERTIFIED EXPERT
Most Valuable Expert 2014
Top Expert 2009

Commented:
you will have to get the right port, of course.
also, what is the OS you run php on?

Gain unlimited access to on-demand training courses with an Experts Exchange subscription.

Get Access
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Empower Your Career
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE

Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Unlock the solution to this question.
Join our community and discover your potential

Experts Exchange is the only place where you can interact directly with leading experts in the technology field. Become a member today and access the collective knowledge of thousands of technology experts.

*This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

OR

Please enter a first name

Please enter a last name

8+ characters (letters, numbers, and a symbol)

By clicking, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.