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The Data and Index Length in the TABLES Information Schema Table Are Not Updating (Doc ID 2567751.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 04, 2023

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Monitoring the data growth using the information_schema.TABLES table does not show the data is growing despite data being inserted. An example using the fictitious db1.t1 table is:

Notice that the data length and index length do not grow even though 10,000 rows were inserted.


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