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    Hey all, i was just wondering how big do you think is the biggest DNN database?

     

    One of our biggest database is 360mb and has arround 13.000 users.

    I think website with more than 50.000 users wont be a problem?



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      There are DNN sites with more than one million users.


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        Pixsna,

        the database size does not really correspond with the number of users. A DNN database can be very very big (esp. when the EventLog is never cleared...), but have only a few users, and can be not much bigger than initially with a lot of users.

        Theoretically: As the UserId is an integer in the database, a DNN site could have up to 2,147,483,647 users.

        But have in mind: the database size on SQL Server Express is limited to 10 GB, and the memory to 1410 MB.

        Happy DNNing!
        Michael

        Michael Tobisch
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        dnnWerk Austria
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          the larger the database becomes, the more important are proper indexes, otherwise you may run into performance issues.
          For sites with a large number of users, I created my Turbo Scripts, which improve query performance significantly. (A version for DNN 9.4.1 is currently in the make).
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