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TYPO3 4.3 Multimedia Cookbook by Dan Osipov

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Creating a scalable architecture

In the previous examples, we've installed the database server on the same physical machine as the web server. Although a small website will perform just fine on a single server, larger sites will hit performance bottlenecks caused by limited capacity. A common industry solution to this problem is to place the web server on a different physical server from the database. This allows accommodation of future traffic increases by adding more processing servers.

As mentioned before, TYPO3 is thread-safe, so the processes running on one server will not interfere with processes on the other servers.

How to do it...

Once you have moved your database to a different server, you need to point TYPO3 to the new DB host. If you ...

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