Can MySQL Enterprise Backup be Used to Reclaim/Shrink Space in ibdata1 or Other Tablespaces?

(Doc ID 2330958.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 21, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Enterprise Backup - Version 3.12 and later
MySQL Server - Version 5.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Reclaim space for the InnoDB system tablespace (ibdata1), a general InnoDB tablespace, or a file-per-table tablespace by means of a backup created with MySQL Enterprise Backup.

Solution

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