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Is this possible to have a MyISAM table on master server and change its storage engine (to InnoDB) on slave server in a replication environment?

If this is possible, what should I consider before changing MyISAM to InnoDB on slave server?

Here is the table structure
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  1. CREATE TABLE `messages` (
  2.   `id` int(11) NOT NULL auto_increment,
  3.   `subject` varchar(255) NOT NULL default '',
  4.   `message` text NOT NULL,
  5.   `attachment_path` varchar(255) default NULL,
  6.   `new` tinyint(4) NOT NULL default '0',
  7.   PRIMARY KEY  (`id`)
  8. ) ENGINE=MyISAM DEFAULT CHARSET=latin1;
Aug 29 '07 #1
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pbmods
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Heya, MySQLBeginner.

Is there a benefit to doing that?
Aug 31 '07 #2
mwasif
802 Recognized Expert Contributor
You can have different storage engines on master and slave.
Aug 31 '07 #3

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