12 useful MySQL configuration variables that will improve performance
The default MySQL server settings are optimized for most common uses and for most installations these settings will work just fine as is. However, because MySQL is so open, it's fairly easy for you to further fine-tune MySQL's default settings to obtain even greater performance and stability, and to better match the needs of your particular enterprise. In this download, we list some of the most useful MySQL configuration variables, including buffer settings, query cache configurations, and binary logging. For each configuration variable we tell you what functions it performs and suggest how you should use it.Which MySQL configuration variables did you have to adjust in your latest installation? What other configuration settings should we include in the download?