MySQL Webinar - From MyISAM to InnoDB? Why and How

  • June 27, 2013 · 11:00 AM

MyISAM to InnoDB? Why and How

MySQL has a pluggable storage engine architecture that allows users to select the best storage engine for their application and workload. While InnoDB is by far the most popular storage engine, some users had to rely on MyISAM for its Full text search capabilities, and in some cases better performance in applications not needing transactional capabilities. Those reasons have now vanished with the release of MySQL 5.6. The best MySQL release ever indeed delivers native support for full-text search in InnoDB along with significant performance improvements. Users therefore no longer have to live with trade-offs and can rely on InnoDB for their various use cases.

In this technical webinar Dale Dasker, MySQL Technical Consultant, will review some of InnoDB’s new features, including Full Text search, and improvements that have boosted InnoDB’s performance. Dale will also show you how to migrate your applications and data from MyISAM to InnoDB. He’ll include specific examples and advice for MySQL ISV and OEM customers using MySQL within their products.

Dale will cover the following topics:

  • Portability of InnoDB files (individual .idb files and the Undo log)
  • Performance improvements with InnoDB Read-only transactions
  • Impact of changes to InnoDB page size
  • InnoDB Full Text Search

You will need to register with Oracle for this webinar.

This is not a specific St. Louis MySQL Users Group function but

a announcement for one of MySQL's web seminar series.

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  • Warren T.

    I heard some interesting stuff, one of the pain I go though is trying to recover innodb table spaces after someone has moved or altered the files, it sounds like there maybe a light at the end of the tunnel. Also I want to test out memcache innodb NoSQL setup, wonder how it stacks up against something like Hadoop, or Mongo?

    June 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Will I receive an e-mail with a link to join the meeting-webinar?

    June 26, 2013

    • Warren T.

      Yes you should

      June 26, 2013

    • Warren T.

      also if you hit the register link above, the page will thank you for registering and not give a form

      June 26, 2013

  • Warren T.

    FYI, we can communicate via Skype during the webinar tomorrow, let me know if this is of interest

    June 26, 2013

  • Warren T.

    If you are going to attend the webinar please rsvp, though not required, I will be able to better gauge the groups interest level.

    June 19, 2013

  • Bryan J.

    Looking forward to it. I don't know much about InnoDB. It's been all MyISAM so far :-)

    1 · June 19, 2013

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