This extension is not available on Windows platforms.
This module provides an additional session save handler for the
module using » PostgreSQL as a
storage system. A
user-level session storage function may
also be used - session_set_save_handler(), but this module is
written in C and therefore could be twice as fast, compared to
a session save handler written in PHP.
Session PgSQL is designed to scale any size of web sites and offers some advanced features:
|session tables are created automatically|
|automatic session table vacuum|
|better garbage collection|
|multiple PostgreSQL servers support|
|automatic database server failover (switching)|
|automatic database server load balancing if there are multiple PostgreSQL servers.|
|short circuit UPDATE|
You need at least PHP >= 4.3.0, and PostgreSQL >=7.2.0 as database
libpq that comes with PostgreSQL 7.2.0 or
later (and header files to build) and » libmm
(and header files).
Short installation note:
php4/ext(Latest official releases can be found at SourceForge » PHP Form Extension Project)
session_pgsql. You should name it to
session_pgsql(except you only want to build it as self-contained php-module).
--with-session-pgsql(and your other options)
make; make install
The behaviour of these functions is affected by settings in
PostgreSQL session save handler is still under development. Refer to the
README file in the source distribution for
Session table definition
CREATE TABLE php_session (
CREATE INDEX php_session_idx ON php_session USING BTREE (sess_id);
If you use
have a deadlock problem when the server load is
very high. Even if it's unlikely to have a deadlock
under normal operation, it can occur. Do not use
You may change the session table as long as all fields are defined.
Application variables table definition
CREATE TABLE php_app_vars (
I have at the moment not very much time to further develop this extension. I will implement more and more features in the near future.
If you have comments, bug fixes, enhancements or want to help developing this, you can drop me a mail at » firstname.lastname@example.org. Any help is very welcome.
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