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MySQL 5.0 Certification Study Guide by Carsten Pedersen, Stefan Hinz, Paul DuBois

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29 Storage Engines

MySQL allows you to choose from any of several storage engines when creating a table. Different table types are managed by different storage engines, each of which has specific characteristics. This chapter discusses the features of several storage engines in detail and summarizes others. It covers the following exam topics:

Image An overview of the storage engine concept in MySQL

Image The MyISAM storage engine

Image The MERGE storage engine ...

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