I understand that reads are locked by writes but nowhere does of
mention that reads also block reads. Boy queries y posted to the list
Jose E. Avila(tachu)
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On Aug 28, 2008, at 5:48 AM, "Perrin Harkins" <perrin@stripped> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 8:21 PM, Jose Estuardo Avila
> <tachu@stripped> wrote:
>> Hi, I've been trying to find information on how myisam handles
>> locks. I
>> though myisam had locking only on writes and not on reads.
> No, readers block writers. This true of any system that only has read
> and write locks to work with. The only reason they don't block in
> InnoDB tables is the MVCC system that lets readers use snapshots while
> writers modify the data. This is all in the MyISAM section of the
> - Perrin