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How To Relocate A General Tablespace? (Doc ID 2638258.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 19, 2020

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Understand options to move a large general tablespace to a new directory / mount point.
 

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Supported procedure in MySQL 8
 Use of a symbolic link
 
Move tables to new general tablespace
 
Recreate through logical import


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