Re: One software for multiple websites
Ekompute .info <ekompute <at> gmail.com>
2011-02-01 06:29:37 GMT
Hi Brion, thanks for your reply... at least, it still puts hope of me trying
to use a single set of software... still struggling, though.
On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 6:08 AM, Brion Vibber <brion <at> pobox.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 1:04 PM, Ekompute .info <ekompute <at> gmail.com>
> > Hi, is it true that multiple Mediawiki websites must share the same
> > database
> > in order to share the same software? I have been combing the internet and
> > this seems to be the case.
> Wikimedia's sites for instance use several distinct clusters of database
> servers, each of which includes master & slave servers for one or more
> wikis' individual databases.
> In that particular configuration, some of those are also shared in that
> wikis can slurp information from each other directly (Commons files) or
> indirectly (CentralAuth's central user database supplements the individual
> wikis' own user tables), but none of it's required. Most importantly,
> of them are in the same database. Each wiki has its own database.
> I'm not sure the cross-wiki communication stuff works at all if you do put
> them in the same database with different prefixes.)