Category Archives: InnoDB

InnoDB Clone and page tracking

First we will talk about some of the other internal users of the technology that underpins the InnoDB Clone. MySQL Enterprise Backup (MEB) is an enterprise offering that provides backup and recovery for MySQL. Among various types of backups available, the following two types are of interest to us:

  • Full Backup – A backup that backs up the entire MySQL instance – all the tables in each MySQL database.

New Consistency for Datafile Locations in MySQL 8.0.21

When you create a general tablespace in MySQL 8.0, you can choose the directory where the associated datafile is created.

CREATE TABLESPACE tablespace_name ADD DATAFILE ‘/my/table/space/dir’;

However, that directory must be known to InnoDB. Known directories are defined by the following settings: datadirinnodb_data_home_dirinnodb_undo_directory  &  innodb_directories.…