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Recommended method to reduce table size by using an "archive" table. (Doc ID 2814144.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 07, 2022

Applies to:

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


To reduce the size of an active "hot" table by moving older records, eg by chronological order or some other Primary key, to a dedicated archive table.

This can improve performance on the main table while maintaining the existing data for historical reports etc.


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