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The more practical solution for this would be. Create a new web application and a blank site collection Take the backup of the older site collection and restore it in the new one . Restore all the wsp's and config sections in the new web app. configure all the AAM mappings. This way, you dont need to face the content DB issues and also you dont need to ...
Using multiple web applications depends upon the requirement. Usually people used separate web application if they want to use different URL. MSFT recommendation are 10 app pools per farm and 20 Web apps. If you want to go with your desired plan, their will be no issue with it. It is not bad idea at all, but How many site collections we are talking about in ...
This goes against MS best practices. The current best practices would be to create host named site collections in one web app. For more on this: http://sprickyrick.blogspot.com/2013/04/two-new-best-practices-for-sharepoint.html
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