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[1.5.x] Updated the `databases` documentation

 + Removed a reference about MySQL storage engines also being
   called 'table types', as this term has been deprecated for
   8 years and is no longer used.

 + Fixed the link to the official InnoDB storage engine docs.

 + Apache (versions >= 2.4) will always choose a multi-threaded
   MPM module on modern operating systems (later than 2002).

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@@ -151,8 +151,8 @@ MySQL when using the MyISAM storage engine, see the next section.
Storage engines
---------------
-MySQL has several `storage engines`_ (previously called table types). You can
-change the default storage engine in the server configuration.
+MySQL has several `storage engines`_. You can change the default storage engine
+in the server configuration.
Until MySQL 5.5.4, the default engine was MyISAM_ [#]_. The main drawbacks of
MyISAM are that it doesn't support transactions or enforce foreign-key
@@ -187,7 +187,7 @@ key references and an `IntegrityError` is raised if any are found.
.. _storage engines: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/storage-engines.html
.. _MyISAM: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/myisam-storage-engine.html
-.. _InnoDB: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/innodb.html
+.. _InnoDB: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/innodb-storage-engine.html
.. [#] Unless this was changed by the packager of your MySQL package. We've
had reports that the Windows Community Server installer sets up InnoDB as
@@ -655,9 +655,9 @@ as empty strings.
Threaded option
----------------
-If you plan to run Django in a multithreaded environment (e.g. Apache in Windows
-using the default MPM module), then you **must** set the ``threaded`` option of
-your Oracle database configuration to True::
+If you plan to run Django in a multithreaded environment (e.g. Apache using the
+the default MPM module on any modern operating system), then you **must** set
+the ``threaded`` option of your Oracle database configuration to True::
'OPTIONS': {
'threaded': True,

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