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Magento 1.4 Development Cookbook by Nurul Ferdous

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Magento database replication using Master Slave setup

Magento has got a cool feature for coping with a database replicating facility. Replication can be used in many cases to build effective and scalable, highly available solutions. There are a number of different methods for setting up replication, and the exact method to use depends on how you are setting up replication, and whether you already have data within your master database.

In this recipe, we will use some generic tasks that are common to all replication setups to accomplish the Master Slave setup for our Magento store. The advantage of this setup is that Magento can issue read queries to any of the Slave servers, saving all the write queries for the Master database. A database is traditionally ...

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