[wp-hackers] Restructuring Category Hierarchy

Omry Yadan omry at yadan.net
Wed May 9 04:22:16 GMT 2007

I think data reliability is much more important than speed and space for
wordpress users.
> It is a concern - I don't use MyISAM at all outside of WordPress for
> this reason.  However, there
> are still multiple stages in adding or deleting in the current system
> - we write to wp_post2cat as
> well as wp_categories and wp_posts - if it borks halfway through any
> of that you wouldn't be happy.
>  We could always use InnoDB for the new tables, which provide
> transaction support (as well as
> referential constraints).  And there's no problem mixing the two types
> in the same database...  But
> as is pointed out in another thread, it takes more space and is
> potentially slower.
> Cheers,
> Jamie.
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