I recently encountered an interesting case. A customer reported that mysqld crashed on start on OpenSUSE 11.2 kernel 126.96.36.199-0.2-desktop x86_64 Â with 96 GB RAM when the innodb_buffer_pool_size was set to anything more than 62 GB. I decided to try it with 76 GB. The error message was an assert due to a failed malloc() […]
About Sasha Pachev
Sasha is a former Percona employee.
Sasha formerly worked at MySQL, where he was the original creator of MySQL's native replication. He is the author of two books: MySQL Enterprise Solutions and Understanding MySQL Internals.