Daily Archives: September 24, 2011

Connect database with ODBC in PHP

PHP supports a large number of databases to manage data. ODBC is one of the ways to connect database. PHP offers some functions (odbc_connect, odbc_exec, odbc_fetch_row, etc) that are used to connect ODBC and manages our data. To work with these functions we need to configure a Data Source Name (DSN) that we can create […]

Configure an ODBC Connection

In this tutorial we will see how to configure an ODBC connection in Windows XP Operating System. We can connect to any database with an ODBC connection, on any computer in a  network, till the  ODBC connection is available. Here are the steps to create an ODBC connection to a MS Access Database: Open the […]