Yeah -- that was an unintentional omission. There are solo consultants
like Ronald Bradford too.
On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 3:14 PM, Andrew Moore <eroomydna@stripped> wrote:
> Not forgetting Pythian, Baron ;)
> On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 8:12 PM, Baron Schwartz <baron@stripped> wrote:
>> Ultimately, if you intend to use MyISAM, you must keep in mind that it
>> eliminates some of your options. One problem is that MyISAM is very
>> slow to repair after a crash. Remember, if a crash can happen, it
>> eventually will, it's just a question of when. And MyISAM doesn't have
>> recovery -- it only has "repair," which will not necessarily recover
>> all of your data.
>> If you are not aware of Percona XtraDB Cluster, it might be
>> interesting for you. (I work for Percona.) There is also Continuent
>> Tungsten to consider.
>> Frankly, though, I'd step back a bit from such microscopic focus on
>> technologies. It looks like you need advice from someone who's done
>> this before, to get the high-level things right before you dive deeply
>> into details. If it's really this important, I personally wouldn't
>> trust it to a mailing list, I'd hire someone. It's well worth it.
>> There's Percona again, of course, but there's also MySQL, SkySQL,
>> PalominoDB, and lots more to choose from.
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