SQL Server vs. MySQL: Syntax differences, similar GUIs

August 4, 2006

[From SearchOpenSource.com]

For those accustomed to Microsoft's SQL Server GUI , there are free, open source options available for keeping the Microsoft look while maintaining the MySQL functionality. SearchOpenSource.com's new MySQL expert, Scott Noyes, describes several examples and where to download them. In this tip, Noyes explains the syntax differences between Microsoft's SQL Server and MySQL, offers code for a timestamp automation workaround and talks about why it's important to keep your version of MySQL current.

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