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From:Claudio Nanni Date:May 22 2012 9:33am
Subject:Re: Reducing ibdata1 file size
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Changes, you have a lot of changes.
You change the equivalent of 1 gb data a day.
Every change is similar to an insert and every delete does not free any
disk space.
No way to reduce this rate unless you change the app logic.
More info needed to provide a hint.

Claudio
On May 22, 2012 10:50 AM, "Kishore Vaishnav" <kishore@stripped>
wrote:

> Thanks for the reply, but in my case the datafile is growing 1 GB per day
> with only 1 DB (apart from mysql / information_schema / test) and the size
> of the DB is just 600MB, where records get updated / deleted / added and on
> an average it maintains 600MB only. Now the datafile is increased to 30GB
> from the past 30 days, do you have any idea how to reduce this ?
>
> Also just wondering what does the datafile contains actually and why can't
> it gets decreased ?
>
> *thanks & regards,
> __________________*
> Kishore Kumar Vaishnav
> *
> *
> On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 1:40 PM, Claudio Nanni <claudio.nanni@stripped>wrote:
>
>> Kishore,
>> No, as already explained, it is not possible, Innodb datafiles *never*
>> shrink.
>>
>> Cheers
>>
>> Claudio
>> On May 22, 2012 10:05 AM, "Kishore Vaishnav" <kishore@stripped>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> 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,
>>> __________________*
>>> Kishore Kumar Vaishnav
>>> *
>>>
>>> *
>>> 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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Reducing ibdata1 file sizeManivannan S .21 May
  • Re: Reducing ibdata1 file sizeClaudio Nanni21 May
  • Re: Reducing ibdata1 file sizeJohan De Meersman21 May
    • Re: Reducing ibdata1 file sizeKishore Vaishnav22 May
      • Re: Reducing ibdata1 file sizeClaudio Nanni22 May
        • Re: Reducing ibdata1 file sizeKishore Vaishnav22 May
          • Re: Reducing ibdata1 file sizeAnanda Kumar22 May
            • Re: Reducing ibdata1 file sizeKishore Vaishnav22 May
              • Re: Reducing ibdata1 file sizeReindl Harald22 May
                • Re: Reducing ibdata1 file sizeKishore Vaishnav22 May
                  • Re: Reducing ibdata1 file sizeAnanda Kumar22 May
                  • Re: Reducing ibdata1 file sizeReindl Harald22 May
                    • Re: Reducing ibdata1 file sizeJohan De Meersman22 May
                      • Re: Reducing ibdata1 file sizeReindl Harald22 May
                        • Re: Reducing ibdata1 file sizeJohan De Meersman22 May
                          • Re: Reducing ibdata1 file sizeReindl Harald22 May
                            • Re: Reducing ibdata1 file sizeJohan De Meersman22 May
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          • Re: Reducing ibdata1 file sizeClaudio Nanni22 May
  • RE: Reducing ibdata1 file sizeRick James22 May
Re: Reducing ibdata1 file sizeJohan De Meersman22 May
  • Re: Reducing ibdata1 file sizeAnanda Kumar22 May
    • Re: Reducing ibdata1 file sizeJohan De Meersman22 May
      • Re: Reducing ibdata1 file sizeAnanda Kumar22 May
        • Re: Reducing ibdata1 file sizeJohan De Meersman22 May
          • Re: Reducing ibdata1 file sizeReindl Harald22 May
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