[wp-hackers] alternative database support
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Tue Oct 10 18:09:41 GMT 2006
> Anyone who's done extensive performance testing of MySQL can vouch
> that it is one of the worst performing and least scalable database
> options for demanding workloads...
Remember kids: Just because MySQL offers enough performance to satisfy Yahoo! doesn't mean that it offers enough performance for your blog. :^P
Seriously, my fiancée regularly consults with Fortune 100 companies, and often speeds up database operations 100X-1,000X just by fixing stupid code. Typically, the problem is the loose nut above the keyboard rather than the database itself.
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