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MySQL Configuration Options and Files: Intermediate MySQL Variables (Part 2)





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Uploaded on Apr 19, 2010

Sheeri K. Cabral (Pythian) speaks at the 2010 O'Reilly MySQL User Conference & Expo.


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MySQL offers a complex amount of information in commands like SHOW VARIABLES, SHOW STATUS and SHOW ENGINE INNODB STATUS. This 2-part tutorial will mine through the information to show how to use the information to make decisions about performance tuning and capacity planning. Sheeri Cabral of the Pythian group explains all the variables and how to use them in a way that a MySQL newbie can understand and a seasoned MySQL expert will learn something new.

Part II: Intermediate MySQL Variables * Locking variables * MyISAM basic variables * MyISAM FULLTEXT variables * MyISAM repair variables * MyISAM index cache variables * INSERT DELAYED variables * Basic transaction variables * InnoDB basic variables * InnoDB performance tuning variables * InnoDB concurrency variables and how the InnoDB ticketing system works * InnoDB deadlock and semaphore variables * InnoDB File I/O variables * Global File I/O variables * OS-specific variables (for Windows, Linux, Solaris) * OS-related variables (relating to file descriptors, thread handling, etc) * Network-related variables (including timeouts) * Profiling variables

This is the second video in a day-long tutorial.

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