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From:Douglas Sims Date:July 1 2006 4:41pm
Subject:Re: what are those MySQL files for?
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Those are the files which contain the data in each table in your  
MySQL databases.  I think the .myd files contain the data, the .myi  
files contain indexes, and the .frm files contain schema information.

Douglas Sims
Doug@stripped



On Jun 30, 2006, at 11:47 PM, Octavian Rasnita wrote:

> Hi,
>
> In the /data/database_name directory I have found a few files I  
> don't know
> what they are used for. I have seen that some of them are pretty  
> big. I
> don't think it is safe to delete them, but can I do something to  
> decrease
> their size at least?
>
> Here are those files and their sizes in MB:
>
> 1 #sql-2a91_cdf.frm
> 397 #sql-2a91_cdf.MYD
> 253 #sql-2a91_cdf.MYI
> 1 #sql-6094_2.frm
> 397 #sql-6094_2.MYD
> 1 #sql-6094_2.MYI
> 2 #sql-6094_2.TMD
>
> Thank you.
>
> Teddy
>
>
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Thread
what are those MySQL files for?Octavian Rasnita1 Jul
  • Re: what are those MySQL files for?Douglas Sims1 Jul
    • Re: what are those MySQL files for?Dan Nelson1 Jul