Akeeba Solo

#23312 Site without database

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PHP version
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Latest post by tampe125 on Friday, 25 September 2015 07:30 CDT


I'm conducting my first Akeeba Solo experiment on a site without a database. The main reason I for wanting to use Akeeba Solo, is being able to include it in my Remote CLI driven backup workflow. However, it seems Akeeba Solo can only be used for sites with a database, since the installation procedure can not continue if it can not connect to a database. Is there a work around for this?

I also like to use this opportunity to make a feature request: a databaseless mode. I mean no database at all; not even for Akeeba Solo's own database. Maybe use SQLite or something like that, so Akeeba Solo can create it's own database on the fly, without the need for an accessible database server.

Kind regards,

Pieter-Jan de Vries

Akeeba Staff
Hello Pieter,

I'm sorry but at the moment there isn't a workaround for that: you need a database for Solo installation. Your site could not use the database, but Solo needs that.

However thanks for your suggestion, I'll discuss it with Nicholas and we'll see if it's possible to include it in a future release.

Davide Tampellini

Developer and Support Staff

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