Is there any better way for grade MySQL version without taking backup with mysqldump
Or if there any tool for this
On 16-Feb-2013, at 16:07, Reindl Harald <h.reindl@stripped> wrote:
> Am 16.02.2013 09:42, schrieb Manuel Arostegui:
>> 2013/2/15 Reindl Harald <h.reindl@stripped
>> "our database is 400 GB, mysqldump is 600MB" was not a typo and you
>> honestly believed that you can import this dump to somewhat?
>> WTF - as admin you should be able to see if the things in front
>> of you are theoretically possible before your start any action
>> and 1:400 is impossible, specially because mysql-dumps are
>> ALWAYS WAY LARGER then the databasses because they contain
>> sql-statements and not only data
>> That's not completely true. If you have a poor maintained database or just tables
> with lot of writes and deletes
>> and you don't periodically optimize it - you can end up with lot of blank spaces
> in your tables which will use _a
>> lot_ of space. If you do a "du" or whatever to measure your database size...you
> can get really confused.
>> mysqldump obviously doesn't backup blank spaces and once you get rid of them,
> your database will use much less space.
> ok, normally i expect there is a admin and doing his job
> especially for large datasets