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Table of Contents [+/-]
tar.gzPackages on Other Unix-Like Systems
MyISAMTable Maintenance and Crash Recovery [+/-]
SELECTand Other Statements [+/-]
MyISAMIndex Statistics Collection
GROUP BYClauses [+/-]
MyISAMStorage Engine [+/-]
InnoDBStorage Engine [+/-]
InnoDBin MySQL 3.23
InnoDBStartup Options and System Variables
InnoDBData and Log Files
InnoDBDatabase to Another Machine
InnoDBTransaction Model and Locking
InnoDBTable and Index Structures
InnoDBDisk I/O and File Space Management
InnoDBPerformance Tuning and Troubleshooting
MERGEStorage Engine [+/-]
HEAP) Storage Engine
BerkeleyDB) Storage Engine [+/-]
List of Figures [+/-]
List of Tables [+/-]
GROUP BY) Functions
List of Examples [+/-]
AUTO_INCREMENTcolumn values using
AUTO_INCREMENTcolumn values using
AUTO_INCREMENTcolumn values in
mysql_affected_rowsexample using transactions
mysql_connectexample using ":/path/to/socket" syntax