How do you import the data?
Load data from file is faster thought
so better to export myisam -> file and then you do load data from file
make sure you set autocommit=0 to make it faster
On Nov 17, 2007 12:29 AM, B. Keith Murphy <bmurphy@stripped> wrote:
> I have something to throw out. I just got done importing 140 million
> rows from a myisam table to a innodb table. While it worked I had a
> thought about 3/4ths of the way through. What if the transaction had
> been canceled about 130 million rows in? It would have taken weeks to
> roll back.
> The only way I know of to stop a rollback like that is to bring out the
> sledgehammer and kill the mysql processes and then rip out the entire
> database and re-import. Faster than the rollback granted - but not very
> elegant. Not something you want to do on a production server either
> (the only time I had this happen it was in a test environment so there
> were no consequences to my subsequent actions :)
> Any better way to do this?
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