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Where Table Data Is Stored by the BDB Storage Engine?

By default, MySQL provides \mysql\data directory for all storage engines to store table data. Under \mysql\data directory, the BDB storage engine will create one file for each table to store table data and index data.

If a new table is created with the BDB storage engine, one format file named as databaseName\tableName.frm will be created. Another file named as databaseName\tableName.db to store table data and index data. For example, the new table "fyi_bdb" created in the previous tutorial exercise will result the following files:

>cd \mysql\data

>dir fyi\fyi_bdb.*
   49,152 fyi_bdb.db
    8,620 fyi_bdb.frm

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  1. What Are Storage Engines?
  2. How To Create a New Table Using MyISAM Storage Engine?
  3. Where Table Data Is Stored by the MyISAM Storage Engine?
  4. How To Backup Tables by Copying MyISAM Table Files?
  5. How To Restore Tables by Copying MyISAM Table Files?
  6. How To Check and Repair MyISAM Tables?
  7. How To Create a New Table Using the InnoDB Storage Engine?
  8. Where Table Data Is Stored by the InnoDB Storage Engine?
  9. How To Create a New Table Using the BDB Storage Engine?
  10. How To Start mysqld to Support the BDB Storage Engine?
  11. Where Table Data Is Stored by the BDB Storage Engine?
  12. How To Create a New Table Using the CSV Storage Engine?
  13. How To Create a New Table Using the MEMORY Storage Engine?
  14. What Happens to MEMORY Tables When MySQL Server Is Stopped?
  15. How To See Which Storage Engines Are Supported in Your MySQL Server?

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