>>>>> "Martin" == Martin Ramsch <m.ramsch@stripped> writes:
Martin> On Mo, 1999-07-26 05:47:12 -0700, Paul Salaberria wrote:
>> I have an indexed table with around 1 million rows. Using LOAD DATA INFILE
>> the loading is taking around 30-45 minutes on my present server. The final
>> version of the database will have 100 million rows, and needs to be
>> re-populated once a week.
>> What is the fastest method of populating the table from a .csv file ?
Martin> You could drop the indexes before the inserts and the add them again.
Martin> This should speed up the inserts quite much, and adding the indexes
Martin> later on again should/could be faster than having them updated all the
Martin> time during the inserts.
Martin> Untested myself ... so I might be wrong.
You are right; This is described in the MySQL manual!