Am 17.04.2014 10:55, schrieb Ajay Garg:
> I do understand the meaning of Unix "sync" function.
> So, you mean to say that "flushing" and "syncing" are same, in the context of MySQL?
please get rid of top-posting and reply-all
a flush without a sync is "dear operating system, may i ask you to write
that to disk if you find the time to do so" while a sync is "write that
to disk" without a nice asking
> On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 2:15 PM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl@stripped
> <mailto:h.reindl@stripped>> wrote:
> Am 17.04.2014 10:37, schrieb Ajay Garg:
> > I am a newbie to MySQL, and have been going through several online
> > resources.
> > I usually come across the terms - "flushing" and "syncing" the log-buffer.
> > In particular, these two terms hold great significance while selecting the
> > value of
> > ".
> > So, I will be grateful if I could gain some light on the differences
> > between the two terms
> SYNC(1) User Commands
> sync - flush file system buffers
> sync [OPTION]
> Force changed blocks to disk, update the super block
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