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DB portability Idea

Posted on 10 March 2005 by Demian Turner

There’s quite an interesting article by Daniel Convissor, the maintainer of PEAR DB, on making a database schema portable across DB vendors. His approach is quite interesting, he uses customised meta tags to describe data types, then runs the meta-schema through a regex-replace script to produce native outputs for the target DB.

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