[rt-devel] RT::Extension::ExternalStorage

Christian Loos cloos at netcologne.de
Mon Mar 9 08:10:24 EDT 2015

Am 25.02.2015 um 21:12 schrieb Alex Vandiver:
>> This makes an regular "optimize table rt4.Attachments;" necessary.
>> > As this operation locks the table (up to MySQL version 5.6.17), you have
>> > to plan a regularly downtime.
> Hm -- why is the "optimize table" necessary?  Does MySQL not reuse the
> BLOB space until it sees such?

After digging into the MySQL documentation I found out, that MySQL
indeed reuse the freed space.

Thanks for the hint.


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