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From:Gavin Towey Date:July 19 2010 5:07pm
Subject:RE: Myisam advantages
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In addition, the binlogs function as incremental backups. With a full backup + binlogs,
you can do point-in-time recovery to any moment you choose.

-----Original Message-----
From: Keith Murphy [mailto:bmurphy@stripped]
Sent: Monday, July 19, 2010 6:55 AM
To: Jan Steinman
Cc: mysql@stripped
Subject: Re: Myisam advantages

Since everyone keeps bringing up Innodb's shared tablespace, I will point
out that Innodb has a "file-per-table" option where each table has it own
tablespace. This helps with management issues. While there is still a
central datafile it doesn't contain table data and is much smaller than if
you used a centralized table space.


On Sat, Jul 17, 2010 at 12:37 PM, Jan Steinman <Jan@stripped> wrote:

> From: "P.R.Karthik" <prkart@stripped>
>>  I am newbie to mysql can i know the advantages of myisam storage engine
>> and some of its special features.
> Works better with file-based incremental backup systems.
> With InnoDB, you end up backing up a humongous file of all your InnoDB
> tables, even if only one byte in one field of one table of one database was
> touched.
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Myisam advantagesP.R.Karthik16 Jul
  • Re: Myisam advantagesPrabhat Kumar16 Jul
  • Re: Myisam advantagesRob Wultsch20 Jul
Re: Myisam advantagesJan Steinman17 Jul
  • Re: Myisam advantagesKeith Murphy19 Jul
    • RE: Myisam advantagesGavin Towey19 Jul