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From:Kishore Vaishnav Date:May 22 2012 8:04am
Subject:Re: Reducing ibdata1 file size
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Hi,

I understand that if I set the  innodb_file_per_table then once the table
is drop the datafile will also be lost. But is there a way where I truncate
the table and the datafile shrinks itself ?

*thanks & regards,
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Kishore Kumar Vaishnav
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On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 6:43 PM, Johan De Meersman <vegivamp@stripped>wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Manivannan S." <manivannan_s@stripped>
> >
> > How to reduce the ibdata1 file size in both LINUX and WINDOWS
> > machine.
>
> This is by design - you cannot reduce it, nor can you remove added
> datafiles.
>
> If you want to shrink the ibdata files, you must stop all connections to
> the server, take a full backup, stop the server, remove the datafiles (and
> maybe change the config), restart the server (will take time to recreate
> emtpy datafiles) and then import the backup.
>
> For new tables, you can turn on the option innodb_file_per_table - then
> every (new) table gets it's own datafile; and when you drop the table, that
> datafile also gets deleted.
>
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