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I'm optimizing the configuration of a MySQL server, running only Bromine. This is non specific to application, and was just noted for completeness. I am trying to determine if switching from MyISAM to InnoDB is a better option, on few write dominant tables. these tables take most of the writes for the server, but also the highest percentage of all queries. I don't want to make all the tables InnoDB, even though it would save me this time. I prefer MyISAM over all; InnoDB has its own strengths, which make sense for these write heavy specific tables.

I know how to look at the read/write statistics for the MySQL instance, and run all the recommended analyses scripts. I plainly would like to know, how do I look at the read/write stats on a specific table?

If someone, with relevant experience, has any recommended stats to look at. I would appreciate the input.

UPDATE: I posted about this issue on the Bromine forumns, And they let me know which tables are write heavy. This does not really answer the question, as I would like to know anyway.

Just for the sake of completeness, Here is my Table / Engine

Name                               Engine
QRTZ_CALENDARS                     MyISAM
QRTZ_JOB_DETAILS                   MyISAM
QRTZ_LOCKS                         MyISAM
QRTZ_TRIGGERS                      MyISAM
activities                         InnoDB
browsers                           MyISAM
browsers_nodes                     MyISAM
combinations                       MyISAM
combinations_requirements          MyISAM
commands                           InnoDB
configs                            MyISAM
echelons                           InnoDB
groups                             MyISAM
jobs                               InnoDB
myacos                             MyISAM
myaros                             MyISAM
myaros_myacos                      MyISAM
nodes                              MyISAM
operatingsystems                   MyISAM
plugins                            MyISAM
projects                           MyISAM
projects_reports                   MyISAM
projects_users                     MyISAM
reports                            MyISAM
requirements                       MyISAM
requirements_testcases             MyISAM
seleniumservers                    InnoDB
sites                              MyISAM
suites                             InnoDB
testcases                          MyISAM
testcasesteps                      MyISAM
tests                              InnoDB
types                              MyISAM
users                              MyISAM
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I got statistics through cacti, with the mysqlstats plugin.

If anyone does it through the command line, with a script of some sort, I'd appreciate the information.

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