Installing the MySQL driver is as simple as installing the php-mysql package in most distributions. The only PHP I'm using are include statements so that my pages don't become too hard to maintain.
This is one of minor PDO drawbacks. In case you are talking of a single script execution - yes, like it said in the article, the connection should be established only once.
I have a simple loop that runs a small number of update statements if there's only one in the loop it works fine more than one and only the first works, with no errors reported I'm confused!! You just have to read this tutorial a little further ;. There's a gotcha with using fetch PDO:: Nonetheless, if you were to use fetch PDO:: If the code still be slow, make sure that you have an index for the UserID field in AverageRating table and in the all other linked tables as well.
Setting the attribute below did not seem to work for me.
I had no idea of this issue and had nothing to offer but now I see it was resolved. If you can think of any example case you'd like you see, please drop a comment.
About previous comment Sorry it was my mistake. I understand the feeling. Can you do me a favor?
PHP version: Never stack statements to be executed in one go. The preceding example groups the first column, with an array, while this one groups the first column with all values from the second column.
But lets do some examples anyway:. It can also bind into specific variables with PDO:: A great benefit of PDO is that it has an exception class to handle any problems that may occur in our database queries.
This is a much better and safer solution than concatenating strings together. In our SQL, we insert a question mark?