>>>>> "Robert" == Robert Schelander <rschelander@stripped> writes:
Robert> I've got one row in a table that needs to be updated every 10 seconds.
Robert> My question now is how mysql stores that data? Is it written every
Robert> 10 seconds to the harddisk too? Everytime on the same position?
Robert> Could this damage the HD if this runs for a year or is this absolutely
Robert> no problem? The size of this single row is only one kB.
This isn't something that should be posted to
internals@stripped; Please don't CC this list for things that
are not concerning MySQL development.
PS: MySQL will write to the hard disk every 10 seconds, but this isn't
a problem; For example the block that holds the inodes for the
/tmp/ file system is updated as often as this and the hard disk
can handle this without any problems. A hard disk can
theoretically do any amount on writes on a single place without