8.6. Optimizing for MyISAM Tables

8.6.1. Optimizing MyISAM Queries
8.6.2. Bulk Data Loading for MyISAM Tables
8.6.3. Speed of REPAIR TABLE Statements

The MyISAM storage engine performs best with read-mostly data or with low-concurrency operations, because table locks limit the ability to perform simultaneous updates. In MySQL 5.7, InnoDB is the default storage engine rather than MyISAM.

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