[wp-hackers] Making WordPress database independent
me at piyushmishra.com
Mon Feb 7 14:09:38 UTC 2011
Great! but arent the sql queries present all over the files?
On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 7:29 PM, Baki Goxhaj <banago at gmail.com> wrote:
> Baki Goxhaj
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> On 7 February 2011 14:58, Andrew Nacin <wp at andrewnacin.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 8:44 AM, Piyush Mishra <me at piyushmishra.com>
> > > Is there any reason for wordpress to be completely dependent on MySQL?
> > > not, why dont we work on making it dbms independent ?
> > >
> > WordPress allows for its database abstraction layer (the wpdb class) to
> > extended or replaced.
> > Sometimes this is used to add a caching layer, or provide support for
> > multiple databases and even datacenters (see HyperDB). In other cases it
> > can
> > be used to replace the database engine entirely. There's a plugin
> > PostgresSQL support, as well as a few other engines I believe. There's
> > a patch (by Microsoft) offering SQL Server support, but this could just
> > easily be implemented as a plugin (and we're working with them to make it
> > one).
> > Nacin
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