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Old 10-22-07, 02:04 PM   #1
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Default PHP/Mysql Multiple Questions

Scenario: I have two databases located on two different servers. There are two options for the databases. 1. They contain a set of tables that are not in the other, but there would need to be a way to join those tables in queries. For example, database1 would contain tables a,b,c while database2 would have tables d,e,f. 2. They both are exact mirrors of each other with the same tables and data, but there would need to be a way to syncronize the data between the two. ie. (both databases have a,b,c,d,e,f tables)

1. How do you handle multiple mysql server connections on a single script/page? Is it even possible without having to use a "database.table.field" type queries? I would like to be able to open 2 connections to different databases located on different servers, then using joins on tables from both of them. Is that possible?

2. The two mysql servers can't be configured for Replication from Master to Slave. Is there a way to do replication type functionality with PHP? How would you compare 2 Mysql tables with PHP? What would be the simplest way?
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