InnoDB maintains a transaction log that is used for recovery during server startup. The recovery is attempted regardless of whether there was a crash or not. In the case of a crash, the log has pending transactions to redo.
- 5.2. Interesting Aspects of Specific Configuration Variables
- from Understanding MySQL Internals
- Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.
- Released: April 2007
Recovery from a crash failure in InnoDB.
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