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The Basics of MySQL Query Caching

MySQL's Query Cache is incredibly versatile. It’s usually able to store a wide variety of values and return them from the memory (rather than the disk) to improve query execution times. This guide will explore the usages and limitations of query caching.

By Lukas Vileikis
8 months ago
MySQL

Unused Indexes in MySQL: A Basic Guide

Indexes are frequent friends for SELECT queries; however, if we want to use indexes, we must ensure that our database instances use them first. Indexes that are not utilized by our database instances are useless – they waste space and make INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE queries slower.

By Lukas Vileikis
8 months ago