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May 7, 2009, 12:49 #1
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PHP/MySQL - Enterprise Deployment?
Hopefully someone working in IT, databases, etc. at the corporate level can answer this question.
Are you able to deploy PHP/MySQL scripts for the enterprise?
I know there are issues when corporations use Oracle databases and they don't want to re-compile PHP, etc.
My script asks IT administrators to upload a PHP authentication file which connects to a MySQL database to authenticate users. They will need to setup a custom MySQL database and add in each employee from the corporation as a permitted user. I get the feeling this is not ideal. Any better workarounds for the enterprise level?
Should I delay enterprise deployment until I can use a combination such as ASP/Oracle?
Is it common to allow a corporation's programmers to fix (or build their own) scripts in case they don't use PHP/MySQL? For example, is it common for corporations to identify a PHP script they really like (but incompatible with their server environment) and then just pass it on to the programmers to re-write the script for their environment?
Or should I get someone to re-write my script for all databases and operating systems? I was looking at database servers and they're using operating systems I haven't even heard of (i.e. IBM AIX?)