[thelist] Single or multiple MySql databases.

Duncan Hill dunkaz at gmail.com
Wed Oct 22 03:17:28 CDT 2008

I am building a new site that makes use of normal static html pages plus 2  
separate Wordpress blogs, aMember membership management, and PHPlist for  
newsletter posting etc.
Apart from the static pages, the other apps all run from MySql databases  
... what are the pros and cons of using either a single database that they  
all access, or individual databases for each app.

I don't need to run any special queries on the databases (that I can  

Many thanks for any words of wisdom.


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