What are the difference between and MyISAM and InnoDB?
These are most commonly used storage engine in MySQL are MyISAM and InnoDB.
Difference between MyISAM and InnoDB are given below:-
- MyISAM does no longer support transactions, however InnoDB supports transactions.
- MyISAM helps Table-level Locking, however InnoDB supports Row-level Locking.
- MyISAM helps full-text search, however InnoDB does not.
- MyISAM designed for the need for speed but InnoDB designed for most performance.
- MyISAM does now not aid overseas keys, but InnoDB helps foreign keys.
- We can use commit and rollback with InnoDB however not in MyISAM.
- MyISAM does no longer assist ACID (Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation, and Durability) however InnoDB supports the ACID property.
- In the InnoDB table, the AUTO_INCREMENT field is a section of the index but now not in MyISAM.
- MyISAM stores its tables, data, and indexes in disk area the usage of a separate table name.FRM, desk name.MYD and table name.MYI however InnoDB stores its tables and indexes in a tablespace.
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