July 8, 2008
I am actually a novice with PHP and MYSQL.
I have been in the data processing business since 1958. I worked for Laredo Air Force Base in 1960, worked for Laredo National Bank from 67 to 72. Owned my own service from then to 1980. Worked for Ross Perot at EDS and then went back to my own consulting services in IT until 1999 where I went back to civil service and am now retired from US Dept of Commerce, Economic Development as a Computer Specialist.
I have worked with many databases and equipment. I intend to write some services using MySql PHP and Java or other compatible language or add ons.
I have used many but currently I have a Visual Fox Pro Framework called ProMatrrix and am reviewing what is available for the projects that I know I am going to need.
I do not have a preferred server enviroment but I will be probably using Apache, PHP, Java and MYSQL for my projects. These are two very large databases. One contains 12 million registered names and the other will probably have 500,000 records in it very quickly.
I am a frequent visitor to Houston. I have grandchildren and other family members here. Two of my grandchildren are married and the youngest are 19 and 16. I will attempt to be here for the monthly meeting. I have offices in San Antonio but I res