MySQL database questions - size limit?

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MySQL database questions - size limit?

Post by flyingvranch »

My hosting provider has a space limit set on my databases at 70mb each. In plain terms is this sufficient for my forums? How much space do I typically need for a popular forum with say 1000 members? I can have up to 30 separate databases but they are limited to 70mb each. Is it possible to have more than one database for the forum?
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That is completely inadequate for even a mildly busy board. It is possible but very difficult to use multiple databases for a single board. I would look for a different host.
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I agree, get a better host. that is simply rediculous to have that restriction.


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Here's the stats of my 10 year old forum that you can use for reference.

Total posts 36024 • Total topics 3109 • Total members 422 • Database Disk Usage 115.2 MB
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70mb database, thats pitiful :shock: our phpbb database is 670mb+
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Post by Lumpy Burgertushie »

dont get the impression that this is because phpbb requires large databases.

70MB is very very small for any website database that has anything other than a simple bunch of html pages


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