Yes, if compared to code in Java or C#. For example, this overly simple code took 284 seconds.
CREATE PROCEDURE CountTest()
declare counter int default 0;
set counter = counter + 1;
until counter > 120000000
Ignoring my off by one error, here is equivalent code in C# (the language I’m currently learning). It took 419 milliseconds, or MySQL took 677 times[Read more...]