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How does the PDO connection process differ with MySQL?

The SQLite database connection requires you supply the path to the .db file. MySQL works a bit differently and I would like to know if there are good resources available to establish that connection.

1 Answer

I found it by using my eyes and googling skills :)


That's the link to the documentation regarding the MySQL PDO

$dsn = 'mysql:host=localhost;dbname=testdb';
$username = 'username';
$password = 'password';
$options = array(

$dbh = new PDO($dsn, $username, $password, $options);

Is the code needed to make the connection