Need mySql help/ suggestions
I have a mysql DB that has just over 10k records across two tables with some fields being encrypted. The server is virtual, 4GB of RAM and 1 CPU. I need to export the records so they can be imported into another system. I have a query I want to execute and sort by when the record was created. When I tried to do this the CPU spiked to 100% utilization for several minutes and I eventually killed the query; I did have the query limited to just return 20 results.
Is there a better way to get the data out; e.g. should I export the database? Will that be just a CPU intensive?
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