Mysql database replication

Overview on Mysql database replication.

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Dominique De Cooman

This is the situation:
You have two drupal sites with each a database. Your hosting allows only one database.
This is your solution:

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Dominique De Cooman

When installing a xampp on mac os Mysql could throw an error #1153 - Got a packet bigger than 'max_allowed_packet' bytes
Solution : Extend the max_allowed_packet size located in Application/Xampp/xamppfiles/etc/my.cnf

On windows systems the file is called my.ini
On linux systems it is also my.cnf

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Dominique De Cooman

Problem: You want to know the next id for the nodes. According to drupal you should use db_last_insert('table', 'field'). It returned allways zero for me.

What is the solution to overcome this problem? use SHOW TABLE STATUS WHERE Name='node' in the returned object you 'll find the next value for the autoincrement.

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