[wp-hackers] Alternative DB lib for load balancing
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Sat Sep 6 00:22:35 UTC 2014
Thanks! That should prove useful some day.
>From what I see it is not a real parallel computing thing in the sense of
it being really advanced but it seems to rely on partitions of the data
set in order to simply say "this part gets stored there" and "this other
part gets stored elsewhere". But perhaps that only makes sense because
full redundancy would obviate any advantages; then again, we are talking
about db-reads mostly so any regular 'load balancing' strategy should be
sufficient or perfect for this as well... (?) . Actually, it seems pretty
On Fri, 5 Sep 2014, Mark E wrote:
> Doh - found it!
> On 09/05/2014 11:14 AM, Mark E wrote:
>> Looking for some specific code:
>> There is, or was, a drop-in database lib tool for WordPress that can allow
>> a site to have multiple read/write database servers.
>> If I recall correctly this was developed years ago in the earlier days of
>> WP.org and I believe this was built and made available as open source to by
>> Basically what it does is the you configure the site so the any number of
>> database servers can be used for ultra high traffic scenarios, and each DB
>> server in the config can be set for reads or writes. Then when WP needs to
>> do a query it determines which server to send the request to. Something
>> like that.
>> Anyone know where that code is located?
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