In the last episode (Dec 13), Tim Wood said:
> As mentioned above, I'm a lazy unit, so if possible would like to
> avoid restructuring the DB to spread the document body table across
> >1 table (thus enabling > 4 G of doc bodies), so am looking for some
> easier way to do it (eg upgrading mysql, or using a different fs type
> Does anyone out there know of any
> - future plans by the mysql development crew to increase table size
> limits by eg using their own custom filesystem type?
You mean the MyISAM RAID table extension, or the Innodb tablespace
format? Done. Check the manual for details.
> - any kernel fs patches I might apply to get around the 4G limit imposed
> by the linux kernel
> - any alternative filesystems (JFS?) that might permit greater table
> sizes under mysql
2.4.2 should support 64-bit files just fine.