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Is it better to do data processing in MySQL or in PHP?

Posted on 2012-03-26
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For example, should we do summation in PHP or using SQL statement?

Or should we do ordering in PHP or SQL?
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Question by:melwong
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by:IanTh
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imho sql does it far better
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designatedinitializer earned 25 total points
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Use MySQL. When you use MySQL you are using a server engine optimized to process information.
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by:Loganathan Natarajan
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Really, if you use MySQL, it would be better way to implement... also it matters the performance for large data etc.,
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thx
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