- Simpler to design since no foreign keys.
- Faster than InnoDB
- Full-text indexing
- Good for read-heavy applications
- No foreign key relationships possible.
- No support for transactions
- Causes table locking
- No roll-back.
- Foreign key support.
- Transaction support.
- Row-level locking. Better concurrency.
- Roll-back support.
- Design can be complex.
- Slower than MyISAM in certain scenarios.