Chances are the files-based one is probably a bit quicker. Especially on systems where /tmp is optimized or perhaps even set up as a ramdisk.
-Rasmus On Wed, 21 Aug 2002, Jonathan Thomas wrote: > Good afternoon! > > Quick performance question - I'm currently preparing the release of a new > website running on a Linux box written in PHP and MySQL with sessions > throughout. > > I've read a bit about changing the PHP session handler to use a database vs. > the flat file method. > > Does anyone have experience doing this? Are there noticeable benefits of > making this change? I realize that my /tmp folder will become quite > cluttered with session files, but hey - it's tmp so who cares! :) My > concern comes in with overall performance of the server - if one method is > better than the other. > > Thanks for your feedback! > JT > > -- > PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php