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[joomla] Joomla!, databases, and you

Norman ONeil norman at enorm2.com
Wed Nov 16 15:44:06 EST 2005


I know this may raise a few eyebrows, but mssql wouldn't hurt either.

On Nov 16, 2005, at 12:01 PM, Mitch Pirtle wrote:

> On 11/16/05, Mark Withington <mwithington at plmresearch.com> wrote:
>> I agree with Hans, Postgre and 5.0
>>
>> I presume you've chosen not to go the abstraction route?
>
> That presumption is correct ;-)
>
> After working with several external libraries and performance testing,
> we've decided that abstracting the abstraction layer just wasn't
> justified. For us, we are taking a very ADOdb-like approach, and
> providing database connectors/drivers as part of the core of the
> system.
>
> This is good news for everyone, as we are not tied to an external
> library just to connect to a database, and also the community is free
> to provide drivers for whatever data source they want - and this
> includes 3rd party  developers as well.
>
> --
> Mitch Pirtle
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