Scott Haneda <lists@stripped> wrote on 15/09/2005 10:31:48:
> I have moved my data from mysql 3 to 4, across various updates, over the
> past few years. I use phpmyadmin generally, and it defaults to making
> I can not seem to find a really clear answer as to why I want to use one
> over the other. Generally, I use myisam and change it only when I need
> do a rollback or something like that.
> Since I seem to be able to toggle from myisam to innodb without any
> affects, why would one chose one over the other?
> Is there a way to prevent the use of myisam if it is old and slowly
> deprecated? I am a host and do not control the table structure of
Innodb does not yet support FullText.
While I believe that there are circumstances in which InnodDB is faster, I
think that many applications will find MyIsam faster.\\
I don't thing InnoDB supports Load Data From Master, making adding a
replication slave harder.