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What size sql database do I need?

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  • What size sql database do I need?

    My host offers a 50mb sql database. Is that plenty for a small forum? How big a forum could I have?

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    I have:

    Registered Members: 416
    Total Threads: 1344 | Total Posts: 14819

    And TONS of attatments, 200 avatars, 500 smilies, nuffin special, and my DB is only 36MB (checked today) Plus I have no cap on PM's, so I say 50 if fine, unless your going to go krazy!
    MSN: [email protected] | MAIL: [email protected] | FOLIO:


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      Snyx, mind the searchindex, depending on min. and max wordlength it could grow a lot.
      We've got around the same amount of posts, less threads and members (12.000, 800, 175) and set the min. wordlength for the search to 5 - we've got round 17MB Database usage.

      But setting min. wordlength to 2 would cause a big difference I think.


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