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Table of Contents
tar.gzPackages on Other Unix-Like Systems
MyISAMTable Maintenance and Crash Recovery
InnoDBStartup Options and System Variables
InnoDBData and Log Files
InnoDBDatabase to Another Machine
InnoDBTransaction Model and Locking
InnoDBTable and Index Structures
InnoDBDisk I/O and File Space Management
InnoDBPerformance Tuning and Troubleshooting
HEAP) Storage Engine
BerkeleyDB) Storage Engine
List of Figures
List of Tables
GROUP BY) Functions
ndb_size.plCommand Line Options
List of Examples
AUTO_INCREMENTcolumn values using
AUTO_INCREMENTcolumn values using
AUTO_INCREMENTcolumn values in
mysql_affected_rowsexample using transactions
mysql_connectexample using ":/path/to/socket" syntax