On Dec 19, 2008, at 10:29 AM, Brian Aker wrote:
> On Dec 19, 2008, at 1:33 AM, Roy Lyseng wrote:
>> Is it not easier to limit that on a tablespace level?
>> Assign one tablespace per user with some fixed maximum disk space.
>> Make sure that a user only sees the database objects (schemata,
>> tables, tablespaces, ...) that (s)he has access to. (hopefully this
>> is already implemented in MySQL/Drizzle - I did not check...)
> Except for the disk space limitations, I am 90% sure I could write a
> module that did this today. The only thing I could not control is
> the Innodb buffer size... for that I believe I need Innodb to be
> able to handle multiple contexts.
I'd say controlling the buffer pool is more important really. Without
that, another user can thrash the buffer pool with a few silly queries
and make it painful for the rest of the users on the system.