Why dont you create a new table where id < 2474,
rename the original table to "_old" and the new table to actual table name.
You need to write a stored proc to loop through rows and delete, which will
Doing just a simple "delete" statement, for deleting huge data will take
On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 12:52 PM, Adarsh Sharma <adarsh.sharma@stripped>wrote:
> Dear all,
> Today I need to delete some records in > 70 GB tables.
> I have 4 tables in mysql database.
> my delete command is :-
> delete from metadata where id>2474;
> but it takes hours to complete.
> One of my table structure is as :-
> CREATE TABLE `metadata` (
> `meta_id` bigint(20) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT,
> `id` bigint(20) DEFAULT NULL,
> `url` varchar(800) DEFAULT NULL,
> `meta_field` varchar(200) DEFAULT NULL,
> `meta_value` varchar(2000) DEFAULT NULL,
> `dt_stamp` timestamp NOT NULL DEFAULT CURRENT_TIMESTAMP,
> PRIMARY KEY (`meta_id`)
> ) ENGINE=InnoDB AUTO_INCREMENT=388780373 ;
> Please let me know any quickest way to do this.
> I tried to create indexes in these tables on id, but this too takes time.
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