MySQL and lots of writes to big table

Discussion in 'MySQL' started by MySQLGEEK, Aug 29, 2006.


    MySQLGEEK New Member

    Aug 29, 2006
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    I am not sure if this question makes sense, but I have been tasked to find this out:
    What is largest amount of writeable data that MySql can handle before croaking, if the frequency of writes to the same table is about 1 per second? Do we really need Oracle or its ilk to handle a 150 megabyte database that has some fairly light concurrent traffic inserting/updating the same very large table? What if we had 2 tables, one for users A to M and another for users N to Z (just an example, don't take me literally.)
    The MySql would be running under Linux on an Intel Dual 1.5Ghz system with 1 GB memory, pretty fast RAID 5 disks.

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