Am 02.10.2011 22:10, schrieb Dhaval Jaiswal:
> Hi All,
> How to shrink the Mysql ibdata1 files.
> The actual size of database is only hardly 10G, but ibdata1 is showing 73G
> full. I did some googling and found the following procedure.
> Do a mysqldump of all databases, procedures, triggers etc
> Drop all databases
> Stop mysql
> Delete ibdata1 and ib_log files
> Start mysql
> Restore from dump
> When you start MySQL in step 5 the ibdata1 and ib-log files will be
> Is this the only option with mysql? Can't we update the statistics of
> database & reduce the file size.
> I am currently using 5.0.X.
"innodb_file_per_table" is your friend, but way too late
that should have been considered BEFORE the setup
now you have only the option dump your databases
reset the server
restore the backup
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