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Re: improve the chances crash recovery for MyISAM
Posted by: Rick James
Date: June 10, 2012 10:51PM

A crash _may_ leave _some_ MyISAM unusable until RECOVER TABLE is run (possibly via mysqlcheck). During RECOVER, the table being recovered will be inaccessible. If it is a big table (millions of rows), that could be a long time. Period. End of discussion.

So, what to do?

* Avoid crashing. What causes the crashes?

* Switch to InnoDB.

* Tuning _may_ help speed up RECOVER _some_. But it is unlikely to help as much as you probably want.

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