Ah, but you are moving the database location on the core, we are not talking about moving the daemon (server). The servername for all the scripts and programs is the core, whether it is referenced as 127.0.0.1,
You may be leaving the server in the same location, but I'm not
I'd like to have the DB running on a server which is already running both MySQL and PostgreSql, and which already has a both a tape drive and a backup plan running. Makes my maintenance easier, and also means I can nuke my system without hesitation when upgrading either software or hardware. I realise this is not for everyone, though.
It might not be for everyone, but neither am I
. Let me know how it goes, and if you want to collaborate on the switchover. Especially if you want to work on some way to base LMCE's data in Postgres, whether or not you keep MySQL. That's what I want too, but I can't prioritize working on it directly.