What Operating system are you using and how are you measuring
Tim Fountain wrote:
>This may be a silly question but what can be done to stop
>load-intensive MySQL processes taking down a server? Things like
>adding fulltext indexes to very large tables, or selects on very large
>(multi-million-row) tables just completely kill the box until they
>I don't mind how long these things take but the box shouldn't become
>unresponsive while they are running.