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Re: Fork: Proposed Architecture Changes in 2.0

On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 9:07 AM, Roderick A. Anderson
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> Well not really a fork as much as some additional thoughts that I didn't
> see addressed and I wanted to keep them with the thread.
> Two thoughts I'd like to kept in mind while building out v2.0.
> 1. Running multiple "companies" with one web server instance, i.e.
> NameVirtualHost in Apache.  This used to be an issue with mod_perl.  Not
> sure if it is now.  I see two main places where this is useful.  An
> accountant might want to host two or more companies on one server and a
> service provider might prefer maintaining one web server verses one per
> customer.

In our current structure, I don't see why this would be a problem.
The user has to specify the company anyway.

> 2. Being able install into a schema in a database instead of creating a
> database and installing.  This would allow a service provider to create
> a "company/client" database and have several applications that use it.
> In PostgreSQL terms one cluster (server) with many companies (databases)
> using several applications (schema).  I have done this for LSMB via a
> manual install so it works.

Agreed we should provide hooks to this.

Best Wishes,
Chris Travers