Best way to setup an ebook site
I have an employer who wishes to charge a monthly fee for users to be able to read ebooks (unlimited number of them). The employer has a text format in which the ebook must be submitted to the site, the site will then pick apart the book as the user requests it's individual chapters. I wondered if it would be better to place the books into a MySQL directory (chapter by chapter) and show them to the user that way. The book list could get pretty large so the database itself would get big soon as well. How would I go about a distributed database scheme? We're expecting thousands of books as we will accept user submitted content. The entire site is also running off of python with an Ubuntu server (if that makes any difference).
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