This post was originally published in June 2020 and was updated in September 2023.
While there is no magic bullet for MySQL performance tuning, there are a few areas that can be focused on upfront that can dramatically improve the performance of your MySQL installation. While much information has been published on this topic over the years, I wanted to break down some of the more critical settings that anyone can implement with no guesswork required.
Depending on the version of MySQL you are running, some of the default values used in this post may differ from your install, but the premise is still largely the same.
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