[resolved] How to install ClouSE on Amazon RDS (4 posts)

  1. tsummerer
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I'm using AWS to host my site. I have an EC2 instance and a separate RDS instance running MySQL. Can you give me some advice for how to connect to that RDS instance in order to install the ClouSE .cnf files?


  2. Artem Livshits
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    The answer depends on your needs.

    Option 1. Whole site on cloud storage
    If you are planning to store your whole site (content and media files) in Amazon S3 in order to
    - enjoy instantaneous backup the site to the highly durable cloud,
    - reduce the load on the webserver
    - and increase availability of your data
    at a lower TCO, you will need to setup ClouSE on a non-RDS AWS instance as Amazon RDS today cannot be customized to support 3rd party software.

    You can use any standard MySQL tools to transfer the data between Amazon RDS and Cloud Storage Engine (ClouSE).

    Option 2. Media Server
    If you only consider offloading your webserver by moving media files only to Amazon S3 while relying on Amazon RDS to store the website pages, we've enabled the Media Server configuration. You can find more details at Advanced deployment configuration with Media Server section of installation instructions.

    Please let us know if you have further questions.

  3. rishabh.garg@gmail.com
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I had successfully installed clouse but while activating wp2cloud its giving me following error:

    Cannot create wp_cloud_media_content table -- MySQL error: Unknown storage engine 'ClouSE' WP2Cloud requires the Cloud Storage Engine for MySQL (ClouSE) to be installed and configured on the MySQL server.
    I had installed clouse folowing

  4. Artem Livshits
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hi Rishabh,

    Thank you for your interest in WP2Cloud!

    You need to edit wp-config.php to point your WordPress installation to the MySQL server that has ClouSE installed. If you just want to move media files to cloud storage, you can configure Media Server.

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