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From:Eric Bergen Date:February 10 2005 11:12pm
Subject:Re: "show table status" extremely slow
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My experience with innodb is that show table status is slow. It's
better to do show table status like 'my_table'


On Thu, 10 Feb 2005 16:47:41 -0500, Zhe Wang <zwang@stripped> wrote:
> Hi, there,
>     We have a huge database (84 tables of about 360 G of data in MyISAM
> tables). Recently, we converted the entire database to InnoDB (in one
> table space) and set up replication. Then we experienced some slower
> performance.
>      For example, "show table status" on the master took more than 90
> seconds if the database connection was made from local server, and
> terribly 400 seconds if the connection was from a remote server. At the
> moment "show table status" was issued, there were about 5 other queries
> running.
>      However, if the test was done on the slave,  "show table status"
> took approximately 90 seconds for each of the connections from the local
> and remote servers, while only the slave thread was running in the
> meanwhile.
>      Our questions are:
> 1. Is "show table status" generally extremely slow for InnoDB tables?
> 2. Does connection from the local or remote server affect the speed of
> "show table status"?
> 3. Does the fact one server a master another a slave affect the speed of
> "show table status"?
>       Your reply would be greatly appreciated! Thank you in advance.
> Regards,
> Zhe
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Eric Bergen
"show table status" extremely slowZhe Wang10 Feb
  • Re: "show table status" extremely slowEric Bergen11 Feb