Are you designing IO bound or CPU bound application ?

This topic may look boring and obvious but it is extremely important for MySQL Performance Optimization. In fact I probably have to touch it in every second MySQL Consulting work or even more frequently.
IO Bound workload is quite different from CPU bound one, which happens when your working set (normally only fraction […]

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Interesting MySQL and PostgreSQL Benchmarks

I had found pile of MySQL and PostgreSQL benchmarks on various platforms which I have not seen before. Very interesting reading.
It does not share too much information about how MySQL or PostgreSQL was configured or about queries. Furthermore MySQL and PostgreSQL has a bit different implementations (ie SubQueries avoided for MySQL) so do […]

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