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What Are Commonly Used MSSQL Functions in PHP?

If you look at the PHP 5 manual, you will see a group of functions listed under the Microsoft SQL Server Functions section. The commonly used functions are:

    mssql_connect Open MS SQL server connection mssql_close Close MS SQL Server connection mssql_select_db Select MS SQL database mssql_query Send MS SQL query mssql_num_rows Gets the number of rows in result mssql_fetch_row Get row as enumerated array mssql_fetch_assoc Returns an associative array of the current row in the result mssql_fetch_array Fetch a result row as an associative array, a numeric array, or both mssql_fetch_object Fetch row as object mssql_free_result Free result memory mssql_num_fields Gets the number of fields in result mssql_field_name Get the name of a field mssql_field_type Gets the type of a field mssql_field_length Get the length of a field mssql_fetch_field Get field information mssql_get_last_message Returns the last message from the server mssql_rows_affected Returns the number of records affected by the query

Some of the functions will be discussed in this tutorial collection.

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