News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

DevShed:
Storing PHP Sessions in a Database
May 02, 2007 @ 10:56:00

Taking a break from some of the design patterns tutorials they've been posting, DevShed shows how, in this new article to easily create a system to store the sessions for your users into a database versus the usual file system route.

There are many reasons to utilize sessions when creating a web-based application using PHP. Session information, by default, is stored in a file on your web server. But what if that becomes a problem? In this article, I'll talk about why you might want to move your PHP sessions to a database, and show you how to do it.

They start off looking at the limitations of normal session handling (when it comes to multiple web servers), making special note of the function that can make database session handling easy - session_set_save_handler. From there on out, the tutorial takes you through the setup of a SessionManager class and int implementation - including examples of reading, writing, and cleaning up data from expires sessions.

2 comments voice your opinion now!
tutorial session database sessionsetsavehandler tutorial session database sessionsetsavehandler


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Internet.com: Storing Blobs in Microsoft Azure with the Zend Framework

Simon Jodet: Partial mocks with Mockery

Adobe Developer Connection: Flex and PHP charting

Michael Nitschinger's Blog: Handling JSON like a boss in PHP

NETTUTS.com: 3 Ways to Speed up Your Site with PHP


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


community wordpress code list interview release podcast application series symfony unittest developer bugfix api introduction configure install library language laravel

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework