CCM Benchmark is one of the leading forum provider on the web,
ROI is a major concern for them and historically
MyISAM was used on the forum replication cluster. Reason is
that MyISAM gave better ROI/performance on data that is hardly
electable to cache mechanism.
This post is for MySQL users at scale, if the number of servers or datacenter cost is not an issue for you, better get some more memory or flash storage and ou will found Lucifer server to demonstrate that your investment is not a lost of money or just migrate to Mongo.
Quoting Damien Mangin, CTO at CCM "I like my data to be small, …