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From Brian Candler <B.Cand...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: quick poll - how many databases do you have?
Date Thu, 26 Feb 2009 13:00:50 GMT
On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 01:03:21AM +1100, Sho Fukamachi wrote:
>
> On 21/02/2009, at 10:40 AM, Jan Lehnardt wrote:
>
>> Many. For certain applications it makes sense to have a db per user.
>
> Careful with that approach if there is any chance of having a lot of  
> users, or you don't control the machine. All the database files go into 
> one directory.

Another problem is if there are lots of writes across many databases.
Separate head seeks will be required for each database.

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