[development] InnoDB and accesslog/ watchdog

Larry Garfield larry at garfieldtech.com
Sun Aug 13 19:55:35 UTC 2006

What exactly would be the benefit here?  My understanding is that InnoDB is 
already better for write-heavy tables (while MyISAM is read-optimized), so 
I'm not sure what the goal is.  And what would this get us that UNION would 

On Sunday 13 August 2006 12:17, Gerhard Killesreiter wrote:
> Hi there!
> I am considering to write a patch which would split up the accesslog and
> watchdog tables into a storage table and a smaller table where we'd
> insert the new events. To still show the end user the combined results,
> I would use a merge table in mysql (there are other methods for pgsql).
> The issue is that the merge engine only works for myisam tables so for
> mysql we'd need to enforce them. Is there anybody who prefers innodb for
> logging tables and would prefer to not change them to myisam?
> Cheers,
> 	Gerhard

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