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Is there any potential problem if use MyISAM engine in production environment?

asked 2013-07-30 00:39:51 -0500

tkdchen gravatar image

As the subject. By using MyISAM is safe for production environment? And does it affect future upgrade?

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answered 2013-08-01 17:04:30 -0500

Evgeny gravatar image

Yes, the potential problem is due to lack of transactions in that engine and the database may end up in inconsistent state.

We have a number of users we support who are on MySQL, so far no major problems, however I plan to migrate them to Postgres and definitely would not recommend MySQL for the new deployments.

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