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    So, as far as I know, the software/mod I will be using for my free mybb forum hosting service puts everything in one mysql database. Is that going to be a problem later on?

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    If it gets REALLY REALLY REALLY BIG... maybe.
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    No, it won't be a problem, unless you expect BILLIONS of posts on your forums. If you ever want to split the software into separate databases, it's not a huge deal. May take a day of work at most for an experienced & competent LAMP developer.

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    I'm not exactly "experienced & competent LAMP developer." but OK...so it won't be an issue?

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    Won't be an issue... assuming you're using an automated tool for installs, which will prefix your tables, you won't have a conflict between tools, and if/when you get enough traffic to split everything up, you should be able to afford a developer's time for a day.

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    Alright. I hope that by the time I need to do that I will be hosting the sites on my own servers and I will know how to do it.


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