Will Multi-DB plugin help with single blog with DB over 1GB?

I have a standard WP blog that has grown due to thousands of posts to over 1GB. Will installing Multi-DB help in any way, or only useful for WP installs with multiple separate blogs setup?

Many thanks for any insights.

  • aecnu

    Greetings vincent2,

    Multi DB only works on MultiSite installations and has no benefits to single WordPress installations.

    However, even if it were a MultiSite installation, there would be no advantage still because all the users are in one blog/database.

    The advantage of Multi DB is given for Multi Sites because it has separate DB's for each site split among several databases rather then WordPress having to churn through one massive DB looking for and addressing each sites data.

    Have you optimized your current database?

    What kind of hosting are you using?

    Please advise.

    Cheers, Joe

  • aecnu

    Greetings vincent2,

    We have not heard back from you as to the status of this issue.

    If you are still having an issue please let us know so that we may try to get you fixed up as soon as possible by choosing to check mark this ticket as unresolved below and posting any new errors or symptoms you are noticing.

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    Thank you for being a WPMU Dev member!

    Cheers, Joe

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