MySQL Performance Tuning Primer
Submitted by Deepesh Agarwal on Fri, 03/05/2010 - 10:23
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All popular blogging platforms and Content Management Systems (CMS) like Drupal, Wordpress and Joomla make extensive use of database back-end and having a fine-tuned database server is crucial to achieve optimal performance on these. As the saying goes "one size does not fit all" the default my.cnf which comes with MySQL server needs fixing as per your scripts requirements and hardware configuration, thankfully we do have free tools to get this done effectively and easily.
Today, I will be showing two scripts and a simple tip which will help us optimize our databases to achieve maximum performance - before proceeding do keep in mind that this is quite advanced as it requires editing database configuration files and working via shell access to linux root on your server.
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