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Re: Grouping servers

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
Cc: pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Grouping servers
Date: 2009-04-17 06:21:32
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Guillaume Lelarge wrote:
> Hi all,
> I was at a customer's office wednesday and thursday and they had an 
> interesting request for pgAdmin. I'm not sure it was not already discussed 
> here, so I prefer asking before coding.
> They'll have to administrate around 150 PostgreSQL servers. They intend to use 
> pgAdmin, but 150 registered servers will probably be a mess in the treeview. 
> We don't have (AFAICT) grouping functionality, folder-like to group servers by 
> <insert here everyone's idea> (geographical for example: one group for all 
> Paris servers, another one for all servers in Marseilles, etc.).
> Was this already discussed (and maybe rejected)? in fact, I see no reason not 
> to have this (simple) functionality (simple if we stay with one level).
> Comments? Better ideas?

I like it. Even better if it can dynamically create the node when
needed, so that you can register servers directly under the "root" node.
Then there won't be "an extra click" for those who just have 5-10
servers and don't need the grouping.


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