[Pdns-users] transaction support in my db?

Steve Sobol sjsobol at JustThe.net
Thu May 13 01:50:48 UTC 2004

Bob Lockie wrote:
>> No, it wasn't. MySQL can use different storage engines, the default 
>> (MyISAM) doesn't support transactions, but InnoDB does. However, 
>> because it isn't the default, you have to specify "type=InnoDB" in 
>> your "CREATE TABLE" command for your transaction-enabled table.

Or BDB - the only difference is the type of locking each table type
does. And I've foudn that with non-transaction table types, the
transaction commands will just be ignored and inserts, etc will
proceed as normal - but of course it's safer to specify the right
type of table in the first place.

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