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Re: Partitioning and Fulltext indexes
Posted by: Mikael Ronström
Date: January 17, 2007 05:27PM

Hi,

martin sarsale Wrote:
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> Dear all:
> I'm in the process of developing our new CMS,
> which will be used by thousands of customers.
>
> I found partitioning to be great for this task
> since I'm planning to store all the customer's
> data in some huge tables and using partitioning so
> a customer with thousands of rows won't affect
> customers with smaller sites.
>
> While reading the "Restrictions and Limitations"
> page, I found this:
> "Partitioned tables do not support FULLTEXT
> indexes. This includes partitioned tables
> employing the MyISAM storage engine."
>
> Why does this limitation exist? Are you planning
> to add this feature in a near future?
>

Mainly to save time to ensure 5.1 is delivered in time.
As any project one has to prioritise what to do and what
not to do.
It will be looked into for future releases. Feel free to
post good reasons why it should be in future relases since
MySQL will take community input into account when prioritizing
features for future releases.

Rgrds Mikael

> Thanks!

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