[wp-hackers] OT: MySQL optimization

Matt Mullenweg m at mullenweg.com
Mon May 7 21:49:59 GMT 2007

Chris Williams wrote:
> Now that I'm using MySQL for more stuff, I see and have used the
> "optimize table" command, but is there an equivalent of the job
> scheduler so that I can tell it to just do this every so often?  I have
> one db that has a table with about a million records, and it gets adds
> and deletes constantly.  Clearly some kind of regular maintenance is a
> good thing.

OPTIMIZE isn't that important, you'd get more mileage out of just 
switching to InnoDB.

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