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Story of a MySQL crash (memory issue)

Today we faced an important issue with MySQL 5.5
Server stalled after aborting a TRUNCATE on a big table. Yes, this is bad to abort a TRUNCATE 😉 But this is not the issue I want to speak about. Server crashed, that’s a point. mysqld process restarted automatically, and started loading data into memory (massive use of InnoDB tables). This server has 128GB of memory, so buffer pool was set to 100GB (yes, that’s quite huge). Data set is ~ 100GB. After a few minutes, server crashed again, but this time complaining about memory.

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