Hi Remember that odbc supports connection pooling. Use non-persistent connections in PHP, and switch to odbc connection pooling.
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message news:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > I'm running a PHP app on windows 2000 / IIS using unified ODBC to > connect to MS-SQL. I would like to connect to the database using > persistant connections but need to limit the total number of > connections to avoid swamping the database. It seems that a new > connection is created for every request made to the webserver at > least for the first few tens of requests - presumably a new php > thread is being created for each request. > > I've tried limiting the maximum connections allowed by IIS for > the website - but this does not appear to affect the number of PHP > threads holding persistant connections to the db. > I have set odbc.max_links in the php.ini file in case it is a bug > in my program opening lots of connections but with maximum connections > for IIS being set to 20 and max_links 4 I still end up with several > hundred database connections after a few hundred page requests. > > If I was implementing this on apache (which I have much more experience > of using) I would use the MaxClients directive to achieve this... > > Does anyone know how to limit the number of persistant database > connections on windows/IIS/PHP? > > cheer Simon > > > -- > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ > Simon Rees | [EMAIL PROTECTED] | > ORA-03113: end-of-file on communication channel > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php