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From:Tim Callaghan Date:September 19 2013 11:45pm
Subject:Re: Archive Engine Question
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If you are looking for great compression another option is TokuDB.  It
supports quicklz, zlib, and lzma compression.

On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 2:30 AM, Manuel Arostegui <manuel@stripped> wrote:

> 2013/9/17 Wayne Leutwyler <wleutwyl@stripped>
> > Hello List,
> >
> > I have a customer who is wanting to use the Archive Engine. I have no
> > experience with this engine, other than what I am been reading. Why
> would I
> > want to use Archive over InnoDB. They are only going to be placing audit
> > information in the table.
> Hello,
> We use Archive for archive clusters (obviously) and it is a good option to
> save lot of disk space if you assume the performance can be slightly worse.
> As Keith has pointed out, make sure you know which statements you use
> because ARCHIVE doesn't support all the MySQL ones.
> If Archive isn't an option but you still want to save some disk, you can
> use InnoDB Compression:
> In all the tests we did we saw some performance degradation but nothing too
> serious and nothing we couldn't afford, but if you decide to try this, make
> sure you do a PoC so you know how it could impact in your scenario.
> Hope this helps
> Manuel.

Archive Engine QuestionWayne Leutwyler17 Sep
  • Re: Archive Engine QuestionKeith Murphy17 Sep
    • Re: Archive Engine QuestionWayne Leutwyler17 Sep
  • Re: Archive Engine QuestionManuel Arostegui18 Sep
    • Re: Archive Engine QuestionTim Callaghan19 Sep