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From "Jacques Le Roux" <jacques.le.r...@les7arts.com>
Subject Re: ofbiz Saas model
Date Mon, 13 Sep 2010 08:22:09 GMT

Please user rather user ML (I posted there too)


From: <lerfrancois@gmail.com>
> Hi folks,
> I'm currently in the process of evaluating ofBiz in a Saas model
> configuration. Appreciating the previous discussions on multi-tenant type
> setups using a single instance with multiple data sources this might be a
> bit 'heavy' for what I am trying to achieve so your assistance would be
> appreciated.
> The specific modules I intend to host in a multi-tenant Saas model relates
> to Accounts + AP + AR, Orders, Catalogs (so no real need for ecommerce or
> web store capabilities in my case). the intention is to provide small
> business with a small footprint in these areas while I am hoping that the
> need to have separate databases for each client will not be required. In

Note that multi-tenant use implies a DB by tenant. But I can't see any issues with that. It's
only some files on a disk... (I 
recommend Postgres)

> addition, I do want to include a level of branding so that each client have
> their own vertical of the app by virtue of cosmetics such as being able to
> define their own company logos / themes, myportal etc.

This is where multi-tenant proves useful

> So question to the floor is...is their a way I can achieve this simply
> through the use of party manager appreciating that the implicit multi-tenant
> separation at the data level would be required without having to create
> separate database instance for each individual 'small client' (and I am
> happy to invest in development of any suggestions)?

I'd recommend multi-tenant


> Appreciate thoughts thanks
> cheers
> francois le roux
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