MySQL Performance Example Was: Seriously, WTF?

virtualsue virtuallysue at
Fri May 9 15:54:37 BST 2008

Denny wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-05-09 at 16:30 +0200, Abigail wrote:
>> On Thu, May 08, 2008 at 08:45:24PM +0100, Robbie Bow wrote:
>>> MyISAM is a good choice for non-transactional tasks.
>> Yeah, but if you can't be bothered with transactions, why go into the
>> trouble of using a database in the first place?
> Because it's a storage system that can hold millions of bits of related
> data in an easily interrogated and updated format which lots of
> developers know how to interact with?

That, and it's hardly "trouble" to set up most of the free databases that are available.

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