[rt-users] Using Oracle DB for Apache::Session data

Schultz, Eric ESchultz at corp.untd.com
Wed Feb 1 14:43:25 EST 2006

Nevermind, my problem appears to be related to changing how I did my
sessions without having first logged out :-)  Subsequent sessions worked
fine.  However, it's still interesting to note that this feature is
disabled in the latest versions of 3.4.x and 3.5.x.

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> Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 10:43 AM
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> Subject: [rt-users] Using Oracle DB for Apache::Session data
> I've been trying to figure out why my production instance of 
> RT running
> on Oracle is slower than my Dev instance on MySQL.  I saw something on
> the mailing list that I thought could offer some help - someone
> mentioned cleaning out the sessions table.  Okay, I'll take a look at
> that, I thought.  But then I was surprised to find the table empty!
> Instead, the session information is being written to disk at
> /path-to-rt/var/session_data/.  Ah-ha!  I found that the file
> Elements/SetupSessionCookie had this line:
> #    Oracle      => 'Apache::Session::Oracle',
> And of course, it's commented out, when the mysql and Pg 
> lines were not.
> So I uncommented this, restarted apache; the home page loaded 
> about 20%
> faster, and a row showed up in the Oracle database (dev now 
> pointing to
> a QA Oracle backend rather than MySQL for this test).  Sweet! 
>  But then
> I clicked on the logout button, and the page just hangs.  Anyone have
> any thoughts?  I'm poking around at it now.
> Eric Schultz
> Call on God, but row away from the rocks.
>   - Indian proverb

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