Just in time for a PHP 5.5 code freeze, we are brushing over the Replication and Load Balancing plugin (PECL/mysqlnd_ms) and the Query Cache plugin (PECL/mysqlnd_qc) for PHP mysqlnd. PECL/mysqlnd_ms 1.5 is a step up from the previous version whereas PECL/mysqlnd_qc 1.1 is nothing but a maintenance release.
Replication and Load Balancing – better transaction awareness
PECL/mysqlnd_ms 1.5 monitors all mysqli function calls that change transaction status. Since PHP 5.5, te mysqli API gives you the same level of transaction control as SQL does. Thus, if only using mysql function calls, the plugin can do fully transaction aware load[Read more...]