[Digikam-users] Mysql/MariaDb database expert needs...
caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 17:19:17 GMT 2015
2015-11-12 17:38 GMT+01:00 Henrique Santos Fernandes <sf.rique at gmail.com>:
>> The one advantage of having separate databases is for backup purposes.
>> The thumbnail database in particular can be massive and having it
>> separate makes it easier especially since it is basically throwaway data
> This is true. But still easy to remove or drop the tables related to it.
> Only "problem" would be the backup size, as it would include the
>> The performance of MySQL doesn't really come into it. You can in theory
>> partition different databases into different locations/disks etc. and
>> that might be of interest to some but it would be a pretty special use
>> I think that the correct default would be to use a common name for all
>> three but allow separate names if required.
> I think teh default should be one database also.
> I guess, having the possibility to separate the databases would introduce
> much more work right? I am not sure.. not a developer.. i only know some
> about infrastructure .
much more work to prepare the databases. Yes. All the rest in digiKam
database interface is ready.
Perhaps there are some point to test in this configuration. We will see...
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