We were discussing the recommendations we issue each quarter
around MySQL and the question of using InnoDB plugin came up. We
usually follow Planet MySQL closely, so we read what the blogs
had to say and it was all good, but we decided to provide our
users some data of our own. We used our own sysbench
tests on to get the information we needed.
A Word About BenchmarksI don't trust most of the benchmarks that are published online because they really apply to the use case of whomever is writing the article. They are usually many …