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Re: Fork: Proposed Architecture Changes in 2.0
- Subject: Re: Fork: Proposed Architecture Changes in 2.0
- From: Chris Travers <..hidden..>
- Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 09:52:53 -0800
On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 9:07 AM, Roderick A. Anderson
> 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
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.