[wp-hackers] WordPress and MySQL Proxy

Barry Abrahamson barry at automattic.com
Thu Oct 2 21:37:43 GMT 2008

On Oct 2, 2008, at 5:10 PM, Peter Westwood wrote:

> wp.com used Hyper-DB from what I recall.
> http://codex.wordpress.org/HyperDB

Yes, we are using HyperDB on WP.com and quite a few other large MU  
installs are using it as well with great success.  Since all of the  
failover is in the code, you don't have to worry about setting up,  
maintaining, and scaling another piece of the puzzle (MySQL Proxy for  


Barry Abrahamson | Systems Wrangler | Automattic
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