[development] mysql merge tables and partitioning

Dries Buytaert dries.buytaert at gmail.com
Thu Feb 1 13:54:31 UTC 2007

On 01 Feb 2007, at 13:09, Sammy Spets wrote:
> Killes and m3avrck did loads of work in the area of speedups for
> heavy-write tables like watchdog and accesslog. Their work nearly made
> it into 5.1, but it was too late. The functionality will be going into
> 6.x.
> What killes found was merge tables. This will work on all Drupal
> supported MySQL versions.

I talked to a MySQL employee and merge tables will probably  
disappear.  They are deprecated by the partitioning.

> For more information about the patches and how it was done see:
> 	http://drupal.org/node/78503

Dries Buytaert  ::  http://www.buytaert.net/

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