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Re: Many databases on a PostgreSQL server

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Andrei Badea <andrei(dot)badea(at)magicware(dot)cz>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Many databases on a PostgreSQL server
Date: 2004-05-31 15:16:00
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Andrei Badea wrote:
> Hello,
> we are developing web applications and are hosting the databases of 
> these applications on our MS SQL server. There are about 50 of them at 
> the moment, but the traffic is not very large (the average is a few tens 
> requests per hour and database).
> We are considering switching to PostgreSQL, but we would like to know if 
> it handles more than a few databases on a single server well. If there's 
> anyone here operating lots of databases on a server, we'd be glad to 
> hear your experience.

Sure.  You can do lots of databases, and lot of servers running on
different ports too.

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