> I'm looking for a faster way to count online users. COUNT(*) is time > consuming under MySQL.
If COUNTing is the heavy part, why not create a 'users_logged_in' field somewhere and increment it when someone logs in and decrement it when someone logs out? Then your query is just a straight SELECT. Just chucking a thought out there. Marc -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php