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REORGANIZE PARTITION fails with DATA DIRECTORY in use (Doc ID 2638111.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 11, 2020

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

On : 5.6 version, DML SQL Statements

table is not accessible after one of our DBAs touched the partition REORGANIZE one day ago
 

ERROR
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STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Manually add partitions with data directory='/opt/data/mysql' to the table each day.
2. Run ALTER TABLE ... REORGANIZE to remove DATA DIRECTORY='/op/data/mysql'.
3. Add another partition with DATA DIRECTORY='/opt/data/mysql'.
4. Restart the mysqld instance and table become inaccessible.


BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot access the table data.

Cause

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