An Introduction to MySQL Performance Tuning
October 17, 2006[From MySQL AB]
Are you experiencing current performance bottlenecks? Designing a new application and want to know how best to structure your schema and index strategy for optimal performance? Interested in how to transform your SQL into faster, more efficient queries? Then this free web presentation is for you! You will get expert insight and learn best practices to help you identify those areas of database and application design that will give you the greatest benefits for performance.
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