This 'plugin' enables WP to use databases supported by PHP's PDO abstraction layer. Currently, mysql and sqlite drivers are provided.
What databases are supported?
Currently the basic layer supports any database that is supported by PDO.
Note that through the PDO_ODBC extension, all ODBC supported databases are also supported, subject to drivers being available
HOWEVER each database needs its own driver and currently the only drivers written for this plugin are for
The database does not install. Why?
the main reason for this is permissions. The php process on your server needs to have permissions to create files and directories. Please contact me by leaving a comment at rathercurious.net if this is affecting you.