[TYPO3] one backend interface for multiple installations?

Bing Du bdu at iastate.edu
Mon Apr 2 18:12:15 CEST 2007

> Hi,
> We're running typo3 4.0.4 to host multiple sites on one installation.  It
> works great.  On the other hand, it could also imply single point failure.
>  It has happened to us that even a missing single ';' in
> typo3conf/localconf.php can bring all the sites down.  The impact was
> significant.  Also we allow web editors to create PHP content elements.
> So there are some concerns about running all the sites on one single
> database.  We want to prevent one site's error from affecting other sites,
> that is.  I'm thinking to create a separate database to host future new
> sites.  If I understand correctly, the backend interface only works with
> one database.  I'll have to have another backend interface to connect to
> another database that hosts another set of web sites.   But in out
> situation, these two sets of websites need to share contents, for ex.
> news.  It would be good that one backend interface can see multiple page
> trees with each one associating with different database.  Any thoughts or
> comments?
> Thanks in advance,
> Bing

Just want to make a clarification...

By 'multiple installations', I meant actually 'multiple databases'.  All
the sites are driven by one typo3 source package.


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