mySQL: PHP or direct access?

Todd Fabacher tfabacher at
Fri Aug 14 20:28:16 CEST 2015

I have used SQLite on a database server, but it has it's limitations. mySQL
is the way to go for a long term solution. It is actually MUCH better when
you start to go over everything that is needed for a true web server such
as backup, load balance, multi user transactions and a VERY long list.

We do use LC Server + revIgniter to create a great middleware REST API to
our database. We host it on both the LC servers and and hostM

We have not released it to open source yet, but we are working on a
multi-user LiveCode database sync tool that will sync between a local
SQLite DB and a web server DB. There are a few limitations like not using
auto-counters as PrimaryKeys, you will have to use UUIDs which is better

We are a few months away, but early stages look VERY good. If you are
interested, email me and I will see if I can help you.

--Todd Fabacher

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