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Cannot Initialize ibdata1 File Larger Than 2GiB in 8.0 (But Works Fine in Previous Versions) (Doc ID 2534363.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 27, 2020

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Why can't ibdata be initialized to more than two GiB in 8.0?

The problem is seen like this :

 

In MySQL 8.0, the ibdata1 file is created 2GiB in size (silently).  This is unexpected.

Solution

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