Subject Re: complex indexes vs index key fields
From Mervyn Bick <invalid@invalid.invalid>
Date Tue, 28 Jul 2020 14:14:25 +0200
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

On 2020-07-28 13:59, Akshat Kapoor wrote:
> On 28.07.2020 17:02, Gaetano De Luisi wrote:

> In this matter we are 2 sides of a coin. I have never used BDE to access
> mysql
> For using ADO I would recommend building a test file on the following
> pattern
> adodb = new adodatabase()
> adodb.connectionstring = "Driver={MySQL ODBC 3.51
> Driver};Server=localhost;Database=muneem;UID=root;PWD=;Port=3306;option=71303680"

This should work without problems.  The other options should not be


> You would be required to change other info like the database name,
> userid etc. to suit your needs.
> If it runs without error then you can use the executesql method of adodb
> object to execute sql. These sql can be for anything insert update or
> delete.
> Once you haveĀ  working connection then you can use a single query to
> insert multiple lines that would run faster than inserting 1 row per query.

MySql can apparently handle up to 1000 rows in a single INSERT. I've
attached a little program to another message in this thread which may be
of use.  The program takes less than a second to create the 8 INSERT
statements needed to upload 7577 records.  It will be interesting to see
how fast they can be executed.