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Re: Benchmark mySQL 5 and SQL Server 2000 - horrific!
Posted by: Arjen Lentz
Date: February 23, 2005 06:32PM

Scott Downey wrote:
> MyISAM tables were faster for us than ms sqlserver.
> On my PC using innodb tables it will beat against the hard drive when updating thousands of records
> at a time, where the Myisam tables (memory?) run 40% faster than ms sql server. Regular old select
> queries seem the same to me.

Generally, such differences are due to (insufficient or nonexistant) server tuning.
InnoDB is just happier (=faster) with more memory assigned to its buffer pool.

Regards, Arjen.
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