MySQL InnoDB File Formats

“Versions of MySQL now come equipped with the powerful and
stable InnoDB plugin. The InnoDB plugin comes with a lot of new
features, bug fixes and performance gains. We will be covering file
formats today, which is a very important part of the InnoDB plugin
feature set.

“For this article I will be working with the beta MySQL version
5.5.6-rc-log, which contains the 1.1.2 InnoDB plugin. Although I am
working with beta in this article please note that MySQL 5.5 is now
GA and you can download it here. On a side note, if you would like
to see what version of the InnoDB plugin you are using, please use
the following command:”

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