MySQL Performance Example Was: Seriously, WTF?

David Cantrell david at
Fri May 9 16:12:21 BST 2008

On Fri, May 09, 2008 at 03:54:37PM +0100, virtualsue wrote:
> Denny wrote:
> >On Fri, 2008-05-09 at 16:30 +0200, Abigail wrote:
> >>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.

Although as this thread shows, *efficient* access to the data is a
little more troublesome.

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