Database sharding/status

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Last update on: 2012-07-monthly

2012-07-20[edit]

Aaron wrote a patch to shard some of the tables associated with FlaggedRevs, and is now working on a class to generally deal with sharded tables in MediaWiki.

2012-07-27[edit]

Aaron is done with the ExternalRDBStore class used for sharding tables in MediaWiki, and is now in bugfixing mode with this work. Asher is currently investigating hardware requirements for this work.

2012-07-monthly[edit]

Aaron Schulz wrote a new class (ExternalRDBStore) used for sharding tables in MediaWiki, and is now in bugfixing mode. He also wrote a patch to shard some of the tables associated with FlaggedRevs as a first use of this class. Asher Feldman is currently investigating hardware requirements for utilizing sharding.