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Re: php and connection

From: Thom Brown <thombrown(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com
Cc: Szymon Guz <mabewlun(at)gmail(dot)com>, PostgreSQL List <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: php and connection
Date: 2010-06-30 18:45:56
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On 30 June 2010 19:43, Joshua D. Drake <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-06-30 at 20:42 +0200, Szymon Guz wrote:
>> Hi,
>> in a PHP application working on Postgres normally the new connection
>> to the database is made per request.
>>
>>
>> This can potentially cause too big overhead, so I've got some
>> questions:
>>
>>
>> - is the overhead really noticeable?
>
> It can be.
>
>> - could this be solved using persistent connections, or the persistent
>> connections in php and postgres don't work properly?
>
> Don't use them.
>
>> - could this be solved using something like pgpool?
>>
> Yes, using a connection pooler will solve the problem. I prefer
> pgbouncer.
>

+1

I can't really add to that.

Thom

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