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Core PHP Programming: Using PHP to Build Dynamic Web Sites by Leon Atkinson

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InterBase

InterBase is a full-featured database that spent much of its life as closed-source and proprietary. In January 2000, Inprise released InterBase under an open source license, allowing everyone access to the source code. InterBase is the first opensource database to be compliant with the SQL 92 standard. Under commercial development for more than 16 years, InterBase compares favorably to Oracle, Sybase, and IBM's DB2. This section discusses the PHP functions for communicating with InterBase, but a tutorial on InterBase itself is out of scope. Apart from the extensive documentation on the InterBase site <http://www.interbase.com/>, you may find useful information in books about Borland's C++ compiler or Delphi.

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