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How advanced is to use Postgres with SilverStripe?


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nomen

Community Member, 52 Posts

22 January 2008 at 3:20am

Edited: 22/01/2008 3:20am

Hi all:

I would like to use Postgres like data store with SilverStripe.
I read in [url=http://www.silverstripe.com/site-builders-forum/flat/6153/]this topic[/url] that
SilverStripe uses MySQL to store most of its data. It says also that Summer of Code guys is working on Postgres and MS SQL server usage , via the PDO database abstraction layer.
How advanced is this? Can i use now Postgres?If yes, how? If not, is there any roadmap for this?

Thanks in advance.

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nomen

Community Member, 52 Posts

24 January 2008 at 1:43am

Hi all:

Nobody knows the answer? Or nobody is interested in using Postgres?

I try to change the install.php with this configuration as i can read [url=http://doc.silverstripe.com/doku.php?id=database-support]here[/url]. The code now is:

$databaseConfig = array(
"pdo" => "true",
"type" => "pgsql",
"server" => "localhost",
"username" => "sss",
"password" => "yyy",
"database" => "SS_mysite",
);

but it does not work.The "SilverStripe CMS Installation" says that "These database details don't appear to be correct".

Anybody can help me?

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Tim

Core Development Team, 201 Posts

24 January 2008 at 1:56pm

Posgres support is currently still being developed, we are aiming to have Posgres supported by April / May this year.

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nomen

Community Member, 52 Posts

27 January 2008 at 2:22am

Thank you for your answer Tim.