Can mySQL and MSSQL coexist on the same server peacefully?

Matthew Walker mwalker at
Fri Dec 4 12:16:30 MST 2009

Certainly, as long as the box has enough resources to support both servers.

On Fri, December 4, 2009 12:14 pm, Jeff Moyes wrote:
> All,
> Dumb question and i should know the answer - can you have multiple
> DBMSes running at the same time on the same server? (I would think yes
> with possibly the proviso that they are listening on different ports?)
> I'm doing a project for someone who has a co-located windows box that
> runs multiple sites using IIS and MSSQL but we're looking at installing
> a new web app that requires mySQL. Can we keep the existing site on the
> IIS+MSSQL and have it peacefully coexist with IIS+mySQL?
> Any help would be appreciated
> Jeff
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