Rgarding the Apache2 Logging to MySql HowTo

Discussion in 'HOWTO-Related Questions' started by Mosquito, Jul 3, 2008.

  1. Mosquito

    Mosquito New Member

    Very nice tutorial, this is what I've been looking for - though for CentOS. I'm sure I can adapt it as required. However, my question is, does logged to a database instead of a file show any sort of performance issues?

    I currently have an environment with several virtual hosts - all of which I would like to convert to a DB to log, for both access and errors. Should I expect any sort of performace hit when I convert to a database to log these errors?

    Each of these existing sites is database intensive in its own right. Will this cause problems?
     
  2. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

    To be honest, for high-traffic web sites, I wouldn't use MySQL logging. I haven't made any benchmarks, but I'm sure it needs more resources than logging to a file.
     

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