[nycphp-talk] MyISAM vs InnoDB

Eddie Drapkin oorza2k5 at
Thu Jan 21 12:57:39 EST 2010

The bottom line is InnoDB is transactional, (configured properly) ACiD
compliant, doesn't write-lock entire tables and supports foreign keys.
 Performance, next to these "features," isn't really a concern, IMO.

On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 12:55 PM, Lester Leong <lester.bleong at> wrote:
> I'm sure we've all heard one version or another of which was faster. Among
> the people I've spoken to in person the consensus was MyISAM. But I recently
> came across a Falcon benchmark online that showed InnoDB being the fastest.
> I'm sure the real answer is "it depends on your application", but... anyone
> care to share their thoughts on this?
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