MySQL Performance Example Was: Seriously, WTF?

Robbie Bow robbie at
Fri May 9 16:16:16 BST 2008

On Fri, May 9, 2008 at 3:30 PM, Abigail <abigail at> 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?

Go on then, tell me the easier, better way to hold these 100 million
records and perform the kind of searches in question. Or even the
transactions one should be "bothered" with in this scenario.

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