On Thu, 2010-05-20 at 16:27 -0700, Tim Gustafson wrote:
> I'm not sure if this is already an open issue or not - a Google search resulted in
> various discussions but I didn't find any open support/feature request.
> It would be really handy if during the "create database" statement, one could specify
> something like:
> CREATE DATABASE foo QUOTA=10G;
> to limit the entire database being created to no more than 10GB (in this example).
Yes it would be nice. But the best current way is to assign a user to
the database and use system quotas.
> limit available space in the mySQL database folders, but I've read commentary about
> how that can corrupt the database if the disk becomes full.
Ummm, you're going to have the same problem either way when the limit is
reached, be it a MySQL quota or system quota, if its full, its full.