[mythtv-users] Slow MySQL query after delete

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Wed Sep 5 19:23:36 UTC 2007

On Wed, Sep 05, 2007 at 02:59:11PM -0400, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 09/05/2007 02:33 PM, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 05, 2007 at 01:00:03PM -0400, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> >   
> >>>  people would stop complaining that MySQL is a "toy"  
> >>> database -- even though the behavior would be exactly the same. ;)
> >>>       
> >> I hope you're right.
> >>     
> > Anybody who's likely to have enough of an opinion to say that MySQL is
> > a toy database in public is unlikely (IMO) to be swayed by that.  :-)
> Point taken, but I can still dream of the day when users won't
> complain.  (Not aimed at any user in particular--or even at users of any
> particular piece of software.  Just a blanket statement.)

User will *always* complain.

Those of us -- by and large -- who bitch about MySQL because we think
it's a toy database are, perforce, those who've spent enough time
looking at DBMS engines to have an opinion; we're not 'users'.  :-)

The position in which someone like a Myth developer choosing a
semi-embedded DBMS sits is much more like a mechanic working on the
personal car of a NASCAR crew chief.  It's a rough seat, precisely
because your audience is largely self-selecting.  And not for "watches
too much TV".  (Does Isaac *ever* get to just watch TV? ;-)

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