MySQL 5.0 and MyISAM

Perrin Harkins perrin at
Tue Jul 1 18:13:10 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 12:39 PM, Viktor Popov <vpopov at> wrote:
> We have a MySQL server 5.0 / MyISAM.
> We use it to store a data base for a site written on PHP. We have problems
> with the performance of the MySQL server when we have many clients in the
> same time.
> Can we use memcached in order to optimize the performance of the system?\

Try switching to InnoDB first.  If what you have is locking problems
from concurrent writers, memcached is unlikely to help but InnoDB

- Perrin

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