[wp-hackers] Allow Wordpress to use a Slave Database
viper at viper007bond.com
Wed Jun 4 01:19:17 GMT 2008
Oh, right, connections not queries.
I really gotta stop writing e-mails at literally 4 in the morning...
On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 6:53 AM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:
> I'm not sure that reducing the number of queries will help if he's
> hitting the MySQL Connection limits (although, of course, super-cache
> would certainly help).
> I do like the idea of being able to optionally provide a different
> connection for cases where you are going to execute select statements
> only (reads, basically). But with WordPress, I'm not certain that it
> would help a lot with regard to the number of connections. WordPress
> does do some updates pretty much all the time, what with the options
> table getting updates so often for some plugins and such.
> Once again, I wish MySQL was capable of bi-directional replication.
> On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 6:50 AM, Viper007Bond <viper at viper007bond.com>
> > A handy feature to have, although why not just use an object cache (I use
> > XCache-powered one on my personal blog) or go full static with
> > WP-Super-Cache (I use that as well on another site of mine).
> > Using a persistent object cache will cut your queries in half and using
> > WP-Super-Cache will cut them to essentially 0.
> > On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 3:51 AM, Colin Ogilvie <
> wordpress at colinogilvie.co.uk>
> > wrote:
> >> I filed this as a ticket on trac, but also felt it might be worth
> >> it to this mailing list.
> >> At work (http://community.plus.net/) we have found that we are
> >> hitting our MySQL connection limits (although we do tweak them). We also
> >> have a replication setup where there is a slave database which is idle
> >> Wordpress does not allow you to connect to it.
> >> We have been looking at adding the option to use a slave database, and
> >> attached an initial patch to http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/7081which
> >> we have submitted.
> >> We would appreciate any feedback on this from others.
> >> Thanks
> >> Colin
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