Last week I presented on the super cool PECL/mysqlnd_ms PHP extension at the Minnesota PHP User Group. In short, mysqlmd_ms will provide some transparency for PHP web applications to interact with master and slave MySQL database setups.
Here’s my slide deck:
There’s a couple things mysqlnd_ms needs to support before I can use it such as support for single master (i.e. local dev) environments and detection of “dead” MySQL servers so traffic isn’t passed to them over and over again.