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Help with a simple mysql query
jimjimjim

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Msg#: 7068 posted 4:15 pm on Nov 8, 2004 (gmt 0)

I'm new to mysql and I wondered if I could run 2 php based systems using the one mysql database.

My host has only given me one mysql db, I cannot create another..

I'm running php auction gpl and I want to run php nuke for the homepage, both require a db!

Can I do this? will it screw my first db? are there any ways around it without taking out another hosting plan.

Help!

 

bcolflesh

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Msg#: 7068 posted 4:19 pm on Nov 8, 2004 (gmt 0)

As long as the table names aren't the same, you can use the same DB.

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jam13

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Msg#: 7068 posted 4:23 pm on Nov 8, 2004 (gmt 0)

Many LAMP applications have a "table prefix" setting in their configuration to ensure that they don't collide with other applications using the same database.

I would be surprised if Postnuke didn't have these feature.

jimjimjim

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Msg#: 7068 posted 4:25 pm on Nov 8, 2004 (gmt 0)

Thanks BCO!

I will check that and see how it goes...

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