[wp-hackers] Allow Wordpress to use a Slave Database

Eric Marden wp at xentek.net
Fri Jun 20 09:51:57 GMT 2008

> I would highly recommend basing your work on HyperDB. There are a  
> lot of little gotchas that you don't find until you're in production.
> I don't think replication support is really needed for core,  
> especially when we already support drop-in WPDB replacements.

Before matt's post, I sent this around at work and got one of my  
engineers to comment on the whole thread. Here's his reply:

> You could do this without modifying code using mysql_proxy and  
> master slave env. The problem comes in with replication times  
> (seeing a record one second then, not another) and all only one  
> master!

Anyone have any thoughts on this?


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