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Persistant Database Connection


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What is a Persistant Database Connection and how is it implemeted, appart from the option on install. Is there a way I can change thgis option manually so I acn understnd a bit of what's going on



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It means the program stays connected to the db rather than connecting for a query then closing the connection. It's not a good setting for a shared server and offers little advantage unless it's a very busy site. Even then its advantage is subject to debate.


Google on persistent database connections.

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