Jerry Schwartz wrote:
> From: Wagner Bianchi [mailto:wagnerbianchijr@stripped]
> Sent: Thursday, January 28, 2010 2:03 PM
> To: Jerry Schwartz
> Subject: Re: WAMP vs LAMP
> [JS] The file paths were all the same, actually, and the address for MySQL is just
> [WB]Consider to use MySQL on Unix like environment because the socket file. This way
> you will get more performance then use TCP/IP on MS Windows.
> [JS] That’s an interesting suggestion. Windows has socket files, but I’ve
> never looked at them. In fact, I don’t even know if MySQL can us a socket file and
> TCP/IP at the same time. We’re going to have more ODBC traffic than web traffic, I
On Windows they aren't called "sockets", they are "named pipes" and yes
you can be listening to both internal and external connections at the
When connecting locally, you have both options at your disposal
There is even another option for Windows, --shared-memory
This works similar to a named pipe and if you want to enable both (pipes
and shares) at the same time, you need to provide different names. The
TCP/IP ports are independent and also available.
Shawn Green, MySQL Senior Support Engineer
Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Office: Blountville, TN