xpepermint xpepermint - 10 months ago 61
MySQL Question

Maximum number of records in a MySQL database table

What is the upper limit of records for MySQL database table. I'm wondering about autoincrement field. What would happen if I add milions of records? How to handle this kind of situations?

Answer Source

mysql int types can do quite a few rows: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/numeric-types.html

unsigned int largest value is 4,294,967,295
unsigned bigint largest value is 18,446,744,073,709,551,615