we're running some large high-traffic mysql servers, and are currently
reaching the limit of our machines.
We're using mysql 4.1 / innodb on debian, ibdata is about 35GB. Hardware is
quad xeon dualcore, 8 GB RAM. Disk-io is nearly zero, limiting factor is
The queries run very fast (I seldom see a process that's running longer than
a second), but there are too many of them, I guess.
As far as I know, NDB keeps the whole database in memory, so with indices
and some mem as reserve, we'd need ~48GB (3x16 or something) in total for
Does someone know other solutions to this? Is NDB the only storage engine
Thanks in advantage,