Monthly Archives - June 2011

Query Planner Gotchas

Indexes can reduce the amount of data your query touches by orders of magnitude. This results in a proportional query speedup. So what happens when you define a nice set of indexes and you don’t get the performance pop you were expecting? Consider the following example:


mysql> show create table t;
| t […]

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Stuart Miniman, Wikibon

The growth of data, especially in real-time Web 2.0 environments, can be a burden or an opportunity for new products and new revenue. MySQL users should consider TokuDB to increase agility, speed and scalability.

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