I have been getting a lot of questions about performance tuning this month. So this will be the first in a series on the basics.
Go get your copies of High Performance MySQL: Optimization, Backups, Replication, and More
and MySQL Administrator's Bible
1 and read up on benchmarking. Also take a peek at George Trujillo's MOCA
. These readings will provide you with a overview of the methods and approaches you will see in later entries. The goal is to get a baseline measurement so that a [Read more...]