[development] MyISAM Hard-coded (was: MySQL performance tuning snippet)

Khalid B kb at 2bits.com
Wed Feb 22 05:09:32 UTC 2006

You mean this message?


On 2/22/06, Angie Byron <drupal-devel at webchick.net> wrote:
> Kind of off-topic, but this reminded me of something...
> > He suggested we use InnoDB for large sites
> Is there a particular reason that Drupal's database.mysql file hard-codes tables
> to use MyISAM rather than leaving this specification off so it just inherits
> whatever the default table type is? I found this thread
> http://drupal.org/node/43336 which makes reference to a development discussion
> on engine agnosticity (I'm pretty sure I just made that word up) but I wasn't
> able to find the original discussion.
> On the off-chance there isn't, here is a patch:
> http://drupal.org/node/50669

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