>Run your query twice; take the second time. For most queries the first run
>brings everything into cache, then the second gives you a repeatable,
Yes, but I need cache to be > my database size to prevent other pages from
pushing out pages for my query, right?
Or I need to do at the dedicated server..
>Please provide EXPLAIN SELECT, SHOW CREATE TABLE, and we will critique
>your indexes and query plan.
I speak about query optimization in general)
>Handler* is another way to get consistent values. These numbers are
>unaffected by caching.
What variable exactly should I take?
Why can't I use" Innodb_pages_read"? That is number of page reads regardless
its source (pool or disk), is not it?
>1GB buffer_pool? You have only 2GB of available RAM? Normally, if you are
>running only InnoDB, the buffer_pool should be set to about 70% of
I will increase it now.
But I will need to disable swapping also to prevent my OS from swapping out
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Ananda Kumar [mailto:anandkl@stripped]
>> Sent: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 2:06 AM
>> To: Ilya Kazakevich
>> Cc: MySQL
>> Subject: Re: Mesaure query speed and InnoDB pool
>> Does your query use proper indexes.
>> Does your query scan less number blocks/rows can you share the explain
>> plan of the sql
>> On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 2:23 PM, Ilya Kazakevich <
>> Ilya.Kazakevich@stripped> wrote:
>> > Hello,
>> > I have 12Gb DB and 1Gb InnoDB pool. My query takes 50 seconds when
>> > it reads data from disk and about 2 seconds when data already exists
>> > in pool. And it may take 10 seconds when _some_ pages are on disk
>> > and
>> some are in pool.
>> > So, what is the best way to test query performance? I have several
>> > * Count 'Innodb_rows_read' or 'Innodb_pages_read' instead of actual
>> > time
>> > * Set pool as small as possible to reduce its effect on query speed
>> > * Set pool larger than my db and run query to load all data into
>> > pool and measure speed then
>> > How do you measure your queries' speed?
>> > Ilya Kazakevich
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