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From:Michael Dykman Date:November 9 2009 4:09pm
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Under InnoDb, you could use file-per-table which would have
significantly reduced the inter-dependencies..  given the large data
size and heavy I/O you report, it might be a wise way to go.

 - michael dykman

On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 3:41 AM, Johan De Meersman <vegivamp@stripped> wrote:
> Presumably because you are removing 189 gigabyte of data and 549 gigabyte of
> indexes, all of which need to be marked as deleted in your innodb file. I/O
> is rather expensive :-)
> On MyISAM this would have been close to instantaneous (as you probably
> expected), because the datafile is used only for that table, so all that's
> needed is three filesystem delete operations.

 - michael dykman
 - mdykman@stripped

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DROP TABLE TOOK 39MINKrishna Chandra Prajapati9 Nov
  • Re: DROP TABLE TOOK 39MINJohan De Meersman9 Nov
    • Re: DROP TABLE TOOK 39MINMichael Dykman9 Nov
      • Re: DROP TABLE TOOK 39MINKrishna Chandra Prajapati9 Nov
        • RE: DROP TABLE TOOK 39MINDilip Kumar Parikh10 Nov
          • Re: DROP TABLE TOOK 39MINJohan De Meersman10 Nov