At 10:32 AM -0500 8/20/99, Mark Roberts wrote:
>This may seem like an elementary question, but I am new to mySql and in
>fact have not yet even made my first installation. I am still in the
>evaluation phase. I currenlty have developed a 3meg flat file database
>being access by perl code which is running on a Linus server using Apache
>web server software. Users are complaining about the shopping process being
>This is an OBI Transaction generating application for a large client of
>mine. I am considering converting the system to MySql. My question is
>this...can I truly expect performance (speed) improvement by converting to
>MySql as opposed to flat file processing with my perl code?
You can expect a performance improvement by converting to *any*
database as opposed to a 3MB flat file.
Paul DuBois, paul@stripped