On Thu, Dec 06, 2001 at 03:21:55AM -0800, Michael Turley wrote:
> We are concerned that around 43500 records seem to
> take up about 15M of disk space. We envisage that the
> number of records will potentially reach 10 million
> records (if not 10s of millions) which would
> (according to simple maths) mean that the Linux 2G
> file size limit would be broken.
Use a version of the linux kernel (and the associated tools)
without the 2GB limitation?
Use a *BSD - they don't regard 2GB as anything special...
> Has anyone had any problems trying to scale MySQL to
> something this large? Apart from suggesting a
> different database or advice on database design would
> anyone like to share some relevant tips?
I think you'd get more responses on the MySQL list. :-)
Is your schema appropriately normalised?
What does the as_alert table look like?
(mysqldump -d database as_alert)
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