Are you running into MySQL load problems? Learn how to tune MySQL servers for a heavy InnoDB workload, by configuring
innodb_buffer_pool_instances. Dividing the InnoDB buffer pool into multiple instances improves Disk I/O. By doing so, you run your database and website more efficiently and faster. Here is a little help for you.
In the earlier days of MySQL, the default storage engine for your database tables was “MyISAM”. Nowadays, the default storage engine is InnoDB, and MyISAM is no longer actively developed. Therefore all MySQL optimizations are for InnoDB, and it’s recommended to switch to this storage engine for your MySQL database tables. Follow this tutorial on how to convert MyISAM to InnoDB.