The MaxDB PHP extension allows you to access the functionality provided by MaxDB 7.5.0 and above. More information about the MaxDB Database server can be found at » http://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/maxdb.
The MaxDB PHP extension is compatible to the MySQL mysqli extension. There are only minor differences in the behaviour of some functions due to the differences of the underlying database servers, MaxDB and MySQL.
The main differences to mysqli are in the following functions:
Documentation for MaxDB can be found at » http://maxdb.sap.com/documentation/.