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Why Is the Database Size Returned by "du -ch" Different From the One From information_schema.TABLES? (Doc ID 2422575.1)

Last updated on JULY 12, 2018

Applies to:

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

Goal

Understand by the size of the database using "du -ch" and using the information_schema.TABLES are different.
 

Solution

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