[mythtv] mythconverg on RAM drive?

Lincoln Dale ltd at interlink.com.au
Thu Aug 3 07:51:31 UTC 2006

> no one  on the users list had much to say, so I'm hoping someone here
> might have some insight. Has it ever been considered to store the
> mythconverg database on a RAM drive with periodic updates to a
> harddrive for backup?

if you're having issues with MySQL taking too long, i suggest you first look
at converting those tables from MyISAM to InnoDB.

for many kinds of tables, InnoDB can be anywhere between 1.5x to 30x
'faster' -- _particularly_ when there are SQL 'DELETE' operations involved.



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