Tag Archives: database

Updating the bava database from MyISAM to InnoDB

Some of our initial explorations in the Reclaim Cloud have been around automagically scaling for larger WordPress Multisite instance. One of the things Tim discovered yesterday is that the Gallera Cluster that scales databases only works with InnoDB type MySQL … Continue reading

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UMW Blogs and BuddyPress is disco a go-go!

Image Credit: Alan(ator)’s “Solar System Disco Ball Mobile” That’s right, UMW Blogs now has all the BuddyPress features fully operational, take a look for yourself at the blogs directory, members directory, groups directory and profiles. This is very eciting for … Continue reading

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WPMu Multi-DB Tutorial

Sooner or later we had to do it on UMW Blogs, and over a week ago we made the jump to a multi-database setup for our WordPress Multi-User environment. We have a subscription to the WPMu Dev Premium service, which … Continue reading

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WPMu Text Encoding Hell

Important Update: In the following discussion I talk about how changing the UTF8 setting in the wp-config.php file for WPMu to UTF-8 fixed my encoding problem, and this is true. That said, this change has led to a far bigger … Continue reading

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Importing a single WP blog to a WPMu Installation

As promised, I am going to go through the steps I followed bringing this blog from a single WordPress installation into a WPMu environment. For some background on all of this check out these posts here and here. So, I … Continue reading

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