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Implementation of Connection Pooling

Although the case for connection pooling is clear, implementation is a recent development. Its conception was around the time of ApacheCon in November 2003, when I floated the idea in a "Birds of a Feather" session entitled "the module developers wishlist". Having discussed it and found I was not alone in wanting it, I procceed to implement, in addition to the Site Valet connection pooling module, open-source PostgreSQL and MySQL connection pooling modules. Paul Querna has implemented a similar module for connecting to a database with libdbi.

The PostgreSQL and MySQL implementations are available at The libdbi implementation is at