Does this requested chagne have to do with Apache or PostgreSQL?
> > I have been asked by the major PHP developer Rasmus Lerdorf to see
> > if
> > the PostgreSQL/PHP interface needs any improvements.
> > Is the current PostgreSQL interface module in PHP adequate? Does it
> > support all the current libpq features?
> > The only problem we have run into (and I have heard of others having this
> > problem also) is with persistent connections. I have seen discussion on
> > persistent connection problems but I'm not sure the problem was ever
> > resolved. The problem we have seen is that when using persistent
> > connections the web server doesn't seen to reuse the connections or somthing
> > to that effect. The result being that we eventually use up our postgres
> > limit of 48 connections and nothing can connect to postgre anymore. It is
> > possible that this is a configuration problem that we haven't sufficiently
> > investigated, but I meniton it because I have heard other talk of this.
> > Anyone have more information?
> Persistent connections behave exactly as advertised. Each apache process
> sets up and maintains persistent connections as needed. The problem is
> that for a typical web server, there are so many subprocesses that
> persistent connections are probably consume more resources than they
> save, unless they are combined with connection pooling across ALL the
> apache processes.
> Implementation of connection pooling is by far the most serious
> shortcoming of the current implementation, IMHO.
> I would dearly love to see this addressed as our postgresql database
> sees connections from about 300 servers for 6 databases. Since our
> postgresql server cannot support 1800 simultaneous active backends,
> persistent connections are useless without pooling. So instead we
> initiate 10 or more backends every second for generally very simple
> queries. Most of the queries are pretty simple, so I would not be at all
> surprised if we sent more system resources opening connections than we
> do actually answering queries
> Karl DeBisschop kdebisschop(at)alert(dot)infoplease(dot)com
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> Netsaint Plugin Developer kdebisschop(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net
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