notes on converting ucalgaryblogs.ca to use multi-db

I followed Jim's instructions to get UCalgaryBlogs.ca converted from using a single database (as is the default) to using multiple databases (17 separate databases now) via the premium.wpmudev.org Multi-DB code to prevent growing pains. The single database config is good for getting up and running, but with 300 blogs in the system, table explosion was causing grief on the shared MySQL database server - there were almost 3000 tables, which was making the automated backup script complain a bit....

March 5, 2009 · 7 min

Wiki to document organizational procedures

Julian and I were just IMing about how to set up a new Subversion repository - and we both commented about how this process should be documented. King set one up last week, and we said the same thing then. So, I bit the bullet, and wrote up a first draft of the documentation for the process of creating a new Subversion repository for a Learning Commons project. I left a page to list all documentation for the Learning Commons, in case the idea takes off and others start doing it....

October 4, 2005 · 1 min