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    Under what circumstance should you consider moving all your attachments to the file system? certain size ? certain hardware resources? any guidance?

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    Anytime you're not load balancing your webservers.

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      I have a vague idea of what you mean by that, which I assume that by renting a VPS from a host would definitely qualify as "not load balancing" meaning I should definitely switch to file system storage!?

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      • #4
        Switch to the file system.

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          Originally posted by sparkybp View Post
          Under what circumstance should you consider moving all your attachments to the file system? certain size ? certain hardware resources? any guidance?
          As soon as it's getting hard to make a reliable backup of your database.


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          • #6
            Originally posted by beishe8 View Post


            As soon as it's getting hard to make a reliable backup of your database.
            what about server performance, and load times for threads with attachments ?

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