On Tue, 3 Feb 2004, Kevin Carpenter wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I am doing a massive database conversion from MySQL to Postgresql for a
> company I am working for. This has a few quirks to it that I haven't
> been able to nail down the answers I need from reading and searching
> through previous list info.
> For starters, I am moving roughly 50 seperate databases which each one
> represents one of our clients and is roughly 500 megs to 3 gigs in size.
> Currently we are using the MySQL replication, and so I am looking at
> Mammoths replicator for this one. However I have seen it only allows on
> DB to be replicated at a time.
Look into importing all those seperate databases into seperate schemas in
one postgresql database.
> With the size of each single db, I don't
> know how I could put them all together under one roof,
There's no functional difference to postgresql if you have 1 huge database
or 50 smaller ones that add up to the same size.
> and if I was
> going to, what are the maximums that Postgres can handle for tables in
> one db?
None. also see:
> We track over 2 million new points of data (records) a day, and
> are moving to 5 million in the next year.
That's quite a bit. Postgresql can handle it.
> Second what about the physical database size, what are the limits there?
> I have seen that it was 4 gig on Linux from a 2000 message, but what
> about now? Have we found way's past that?
It has never been 4 gig. It was once, a long time ago, 2 gig for a table
I believe. That was fixed years ago.
> Thanks in advance, will give more detail - just looking for some open
> directions and maybe some kicks to fuel my thought in other areas.
Import in bulk, either using copy or wrap a few thousand inserts inside
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