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Discussion on: MySQL : InnoDB : RAM

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Ben Osborne Author

Basically I have a 40gb table which is not accessed frequently however, I only have 10gb left of RAM, which made me think that it was holding that table.

Total server RAM is 61GB, AWS Aurora.

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Nurbol Alpysbayev • Edited on

Dian Fay may be correct about buffer pool. But I don't think it can take 50 Gb of RAM. Can it be your application that extracts data from DB and holds it in memory? I bet it is, especially if it is not Node.js or PHP app, but persistent daemon-like e.g. Java app.