I'm pleased to announce that Tag1 Consulting has partnered up with MySQL AB to offer an online presentation titled "Achieving Optimal MySQL Performance For Drupal". Aiming to provide a better understanding of how to properly monitor and tune your MySQL database, the online Webinar will take place on Thursday, January 31st, 2008, at 16:00 UTC (11:00 am EST). The presentation will last 45 minutes, followed by 15 minutes for questions and answers. You can sign up for the free event here.

The webinar will offer insights into understanding your database's current performance. It will start by detailing some recommended methods for monitoring MySQL, measuring performance and isolating bottlenecks. Next, MySQL storage engines will be briefly discussed, offering tips on choosing between MyISAM and InnoDB. Finally, the talk will offer concrete details on how to actually optimize MySQL for improving Drupal performance.

Additional tips and hints for optimizing Drupal are being collected here, made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike2.0 license.