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Question of the week: Maximum number of tables per MySQL instance.

 | November 16, 2012 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL


I’ve got the great response to my two previous polls (1,2) so lets continue learning about how we all use MySQL. The question of this week is What is the maximum number of tables per MySQL instance do you use ?

What is the largest amount of tables do you have per MySQL Instance

  • Less than 1000 (49%, 199 Votes)
  • 1000 to 10000 (23%, 94 Votes)
  • 10 thousands to 100 thousands (13%, 51 Votes)
  • more than 1 million (8%, 32 Votes)
  • 100 thousands to 1 million (7%, 30 Votes)

Total Voters: 406

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Peter Zaitsev

Peter managed the High Performance Group within MySQL until 2006, when he founded Percona. Peter has a Master's Degree in Computer Science and is an expert in database kernels, computer hardware, and application scaling.


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