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Am 21.09.2012 15:55, schrieb Girish Talluru:
> On Fri, Sep 21, 2012 at 6:44 AM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl@stripped
> <mailto:h.reindl@stripped>> wrote:
> Am 21.09.2012 15:26, schrieb Girish Talluru:
> > I have requirement to change my production database tables which are using
> > myISAM and now bcoz of some changes we have to move to Innodb.
> > Can anyone suggest how the plan should be and risks involve?
> no because this depends hardly on your data and what the application
> does - many things may be faster, some like "select count(*) from"
> are unacceptable slow if they are called often
> however, it is the wrong way to ask foreign people such questions
> * try the migration on a staging server
> * test your application under load on the staging server
> if no staging server exists you have done something terrible wrong
> I'm sorry if I ask wrong question here?
you did not ask any question because without knowing
what type of queries on what type of data the application
makes no answer is possible
> At this stage we have to migrate to innodb but as a new guy they
> assigned me to get the risks document ready for migration
and that is why i said "try the migration on a staging server"
setup a virtual machine for testing and look with snapshots
how it behaves - any "paper" before is useless
since MyISAM has no foreign keys it should be easy to
change the table types, the other direction would
be more painful
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