What is performance like using this class? I've gone through the class and it just seams to be over kill, for a DB API (13 databases).
Are there any time stats showing the different time in using a single DB API class to the PEAR class. Thanks "Daniel Convissor" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message news:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > [This has be cross-posted. Be careful when following up, please.] > > Greetings: > > Crack open the beer, PEAR DB 1.6.0 is here! (Hey, I'm a bit giddy > with excitement that my intense work during the past seven weeks > has come to fruition.) > > For those unfamiliar with PEAR DB, it's a package of PHP classes > that provide an object oriented API with common methods of accessing > thirteen of PHP's database driver extensions: > dBase, FrontBase, InterBase, Informix, mSQL, MS SQL Server, > MySQL, Oracle, ODBC (tested with DB2 and Access), PostgreSQL, > SQLite and Sybase. > > Key links for PEAR DB: > > Download: http://pear.php.net/get/DB > Change Log: http://pear.php.net/package-changelog.php?package=DB > Manual: http://pear.php.net/manual/en/package.database.php > Home Page: http://pear.php.net/package/DB > > Notable changes since 1.5.0RC2 include: > > * New portability features, making it possible to write > applications which can be easily ported between DBMS's. > > * Tons of bug fixes, making the package actually work for more > than just MySQL systems. > > * Improved error reporting. > > * Getting prepare/execute to work the same way for all DBMS's > and allow escaping of placeholder characters. > > * Deploying tableInfo() in more drivers and officially moving > it from DB_result to DB_common. See the documentation for > proper usage. > > * Making the test suite simpler to use and work on both > windows and *nix platforms. > > * Various optimizations, several of which were uncovered > using Zend Studio's Code Analyzer. > > * Countless documentation corrections. > > * Full PHP 5 compatibility. > > * Requiring PHP to be at version 4.2.0 or higher. > > * Deprecating quote() and quoteString(). > > If you're one of the lucky few people using PHP's mysqli extension, > do note that the DB file/class has been renamed from mysql4 to mysqli, > but the online documentation won't reflect this modification until > they're rebuilt on Sunday. Similarly, there are a few other features > and documentation bugs that won't show up there until then either. > > Is Dutch, German or Russian your native language? The manual needs > translating into these languages. Join in by signing up for the > pear-doc mailing list at http://pear.php.net/support.php. > > For those of you in and around New York City this coming > Tuesday, February 24th, I'll be giving a presentation about this at > the NYPHP meeting. See http://nyphp.org/ for more info. > > If you like the changes I've made to DB since version 1.5.0RC2, make > a donation: http://www.analysisandsolutions.com/donate/donate.htm > > Enjoy, > > --Dan > > PS: I'm not on this list/newsgroup. Just posting this as an > announcement. So, if you wish to contact me, please do so directly > or via cc. > > -- > T H E A N A L Y S I S A N D S O L U T I O N S C O M P A N Y > data intensive web and database programming > http://www.AnalysisAndSolutions.com/ > 4015 7th Ave #4, Brooklyn NY 11232 v: 718-854-0335 f: 718-854-0409 -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php