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

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37 Optimizing Queries

This chapter discusses how to use information provided by the MySQL optimizer to improve query execution times. It also describes how to set up key caches for buffering index information in memory. The chapter covers the following exam topics:

Image Identifying candidates for query analysis

Image Using EXPLAIN to analyze queries

Image Using SHOW WARNINGS for optimization purposes

Creating key caches for MyISAM tables

37.1 Identifying Candidates ...

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