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can I use different data bases in my local computer for practing? (CRUD)

André Asantos
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hey guys,
can I use different data bases installed in the same time in my local computer for practing? Because I am learning the CRUD (create, retreive, update and delete) web application...

Thanks in advance!


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Ulf Dittmer
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You sure can. All common DBs let you have more than one schema, each identified by a different name.


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André Asantos
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that is nice! so, I am thinking about install Oracle 11g and Sybase for testing in my local computer...

thank you very much...


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Peter Johnson
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Yes you can install multiple database products on one machine because they usually use different ports to allow client connections. I have MySQL and PostgreSQL installed on most of my systems, and in one case also have SQL Server.


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