Querying information_schema.TABLES Is Slow in MySQL 5.7 and Earlier
(Doc ID 2038763.1)
Last updated on APRIL 02, 2019
MySQL Server - Version 5.0 to 5.7 [Release 5.0 to 5.7]
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Querying the TABLES table in the Information Schema is slow. This particularly happens when the query has no WHERE clause limiting the database and/or table names and the database has many tables.
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