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Re: Delete is very slow
Posted by: Arjen Lentz
Date: November 16, 2004 08:16AM

Aniceto Perez wrote:
> I have mySQL 4.1.7 installed in W2k SP4, etc, 512 M of RAM and Pentium IV HT 3.2 MB (equiv to 2
> CPU). I'm also a new user. I'm testing a 4 M register table with InnoDB and MyISAM. I find
> mySQL extremely slow. The table has 20 fields and 14 indexes, all RTREE. The DELETE operations are
> very very very slow. To DROP this table (InnoDB) has taken 10 hours.

InnoDB doesn't have R-Trees. It uses B-Trees.
Please check which storage engine you're using for this table and what type the indexes are?
SHOW CREATE TABLE ... gives a proper overview.

Regards, Arjen.
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