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Increase in mysql database size(ibdata1)
Posted by: Vijay Kumar
Date: March 17, 2009 12:11AM

Hi,

We are using Mysql database which has some tables which gets updated every hour.
The table has columns like datetime, int and bigint.
As per the data storage requirement , for every hour the database should increase by 0.25GB, but the size is increasing by 1 GB every hour.

We have calculated size based on the data type column, and number of records in the table.
Example for int I am conisdering as 4 byte, 8 bytes for bigint, 8 bytes for datetime column.
we are usinng InnoDb storage engine

Should I consider some other factors while calculating the db size.

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