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From:Eric Bergen Date:April 18 2010 7:35pm
Subject:Re: Multiple table engine
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This can become a problem when using replication. For example if you do:

insert into innodb_table;
insert into myisam_table;
insert into innodb_table;

The innodb rows won't be replicated but the myisam row will.  There is
more info at:

On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 4:02 AM, Jigal van Hemert <jigal@stripped> wrote:
> Tompkins Neil wrote:
>> Just looking for some confirmation that under a single database - I assume
>> it is perfectly normal to have both MyISAM and InnoDB engines for
>> different
>> tables ?  Is there anything I need to be aware of ?
> In most case no problems. MySQL can mix engines without problems.
> Every engine uses it's own specific buffers, so if your database becomes big
> and memory becomes an issue (large buffers needed) it might be handy to use
> only one engine (so you can set the buffers for the other engine(s) to a
> very low number).
> On a daily basis I use databases with mixed MyISAM and InnoDB tables.
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Eric Bergen
Multiple table engineTompkins Neil8 Apr
  • Re: Multiple table engineJigal van Hemert8 Apr
    • Re: Multiple table engineEric Bergen18 Apr
      • Re: Multiple table engineJohan De Meersman19 Apr