Chapter 29. Optimizing and Tuning MySQL


Proper care and feeding of your MySQL server will keep it running happily and without incident. The optimization of your system consists of proper hardware maintenance and software tuning. In this chapter, you will learn

  • Basic hardware and software optimization tips for your MySQL server

  • Key start-up parameters for your MySQL server

  • How to use the OPTIMIZE TABLE command

  • How to use the EXPLAIN command

  • How to use the FLUSH command to clean up tables, caches, and log files

  • How to use SHOW commands to retrieve information about databases, tables, and indexes

  • How to use SHOW commands to find system status information



Sams Teach Yourself PHP MySQL and Apache All in One
Sams Teach Yourself PHP, MySQL and Apache All in One (4th Edition)
ISBN: 067232976X
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2003
Pages: 333
Authors: Julie Meloni

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