Jan G.B. wrote: > 2009/4/21 Per Jessen <p...@computer.org>: >> Jan G.B. wrote: >> >>> A web application that uses an external db server would be quite ... >>> uhm... slow! Anyone did this, yet? ;) >> >> Certainly, and it's not slow. It depends entirely on your connection >> to the public internet. >> > > As we're speaking of the internet, it also depends on the route and so > it depends on servers which are not underlying your administration (in > most cases at least). > Having several servers with gigabit internet access also might be more > expensive than a cat6 patch cable and a gigabit nic. So this setup > would be just mad.
It's a moot point, but I know for a fact that such a setup can work just fine. I'm surprised you didn't even consider performance requirements when you started making such blanket statements. /Per -- Per Jessen, Zürich (10.7°C) -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php