Suboptimal MySQL ORDER BY implementation, especially together with LIMIT is often the cause of MySQL performance problems. Here is what you need to know about MySQL ORDER BY LIMIT optimization to avoid these problems.
MySQL ORDER BY with LIMIT is the most common use of ORDER BY in interactive applications with large data sets being sorted. […]
Today MySQL published the press release with results of Database Contest (results on German available here http://www.mysql.de/ct-dbcontest).
Peter and me spent quite some time working on this project while being employed by MySQL and it is great to see results finally publicly available.
The story began about year ago when C’T magazine had called for Database […]