I upgraded to PHP 5.3, and noticed that php_mssql.dll is missing. After googling a bit, it seems that 5.3 has dropped support for mssql. So I downloaded the drivers from microsoft, but I can't seem to get it to work.
I am on windows. What do I need to do, after I unzip the files in the ext directory of my PHP 5.3?
Once you downloaded that, follow the instructions at this page:
In a nutshell:
See Also (copied from that page)
The PHP Manual for the SQLSRV extension is located at http://php.net/manual/en/sqlsrv.installation.php and offers the following for Installation:
The drivers can also be used with PDO.