PHP provides the ability to retrieve information from many popular databases. SQL Anywhere includes a module that provides access to SQL Anywhere databases from PHP. You can use the PHP language to retrieve information from SQL Anywhere databases and provide dynamic web content on your own web sites.
The SQL Anywhere PHP module provides a native means of accessing your databases from PHP. You might prefer it to other PHP data access techniques because it is simple, and it helps to avoid system resource leaks that can occur with other techniques.