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As mentioned in the previous tutorial on PHP/DB2, PHP is widely used in web applications and most web applications have a database component. The PHP extension for DB2 database provides access to one particular widely-used database from a PHP script. In this part of the tutorial, we shall install the DB2 extension, install …


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PHP Advantages over JDBC

PHP has advantages over JDBC in accessing a database.

1. PHP is designed for web applications. A datasource does not have to be configured with a database in an application server.

2. PHP is relatively simpler than JDBC.

3. PHP web applications are faster to develop than a J2EE application.

4. PHP has higher performance than JDBC.

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