MariaDB CONNECT Storage Engine and engine condition pushdown

Engine condition pushdown is a MySQL internal mechanism that is intended to avoid to send non matching rows from the storage engine to the SQL layer. This is very important when the storage engine involves traffic over the network. This mechanism was initially created to optimize MySQL Cluster (NDB) behavior. For the NDB storage engine [...]

The forgotten MySQL Storage Engines

In the recent years a lot of emphasis has been put on the InnoDB storage engine. This is a great thing. This has turned InnoDB from a very limited transactional storage engine to a very powerful piece of the MySQL architecture. InnoDB is now scalable to many cores. It is also very resilient. It supports [...]