Mark Atwood (fallenpegasus) wrote,
Mark Atwood

Talk about doing it wrong...

Friday, I helped a friend who is working a MySQL gig to optimize a query that should have been way fast, but was taking about 100 seconds. Brian even took a look and helped with it. I learned today what the real problem was. The whole system was running on a single ec2-small instance. And by "whole system", I mean a test mysql server, the production mysql server, a test apache server, and the production apache server. All on one ec2-small.

Talk about doing it wrong.
Tags: mysql

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