My memory health shows key buffer usage of 5,263,360 of 8,388,600. What happens when it maxes out? Also - my Key Efficiency Hitrate consistently hits 100%. What can I do to alleviate this?
Thanks for any info on this - I am not usually a DB guy...
Server: P3 Dual 933, 1Gb Ram, Windows 2000 Server
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| Variable_name | Value |
+--------------------------+------------+
| Aborted_clients | 588 |
| Aborted_connects | 18 |
| Bytes_received | 9509802 |
| Bytes_sent | 1719453327 |
| Com_admin_commands | 0 |
| Com_alter_table | 13 |
| Com_analyze | 0 |
| Com_backup_table | 0 |
| Com_begin | 0 |
| Com_change_db | 109 |
| Com_change_master | 0 |
| Com_check | 0 |
| Com_commit | 0 |
| Com_create_db | 0 |
| Com_create_function | 0 |
| Com_create_index | 0 |
| Com_create_table | 1 |
| Com_delete | 27 |
| Com_delete_multi | 0 |
| Com_drop_db | 0 |
| Com_drop_function | 0 |
| Com_drop_index | 0 |
| Com_drop_table | 0 |
| Com_flush | 4 |
| Com_grant | 3 |
| Com_ha_close | 0 |
| Com_ha_open | 0 |
| Com_ha_read | 0 |
| Com_insert | 268 |
| Com_insert_select | 0 |
| Com_kill | 0 |
| Com_load | 0 |
| Com_load_master_data | 0 |
| Com_load_master_table | 0 |
| Com_lock_tables | 0 |
| Com_optimize | 0 |
| Com_purge | 0 |
| Com_rename_table | 0 |
| Com_repair | 0 |
| Com_replace | 0 |
| Com_replace_select | 0 |
| Com_reset | 0 |
| Com_restore_table | 0 |
| Com_revoke | 0 |
| Com_rollback | 0 |
| Com_savepoint | 0 |
| Com_select | 45254 |
| Com_set_option | 54 |
| Com_show_binlog_events | 0 |
| Com_show_binlogs | 0 |
| Com_show_create | 68 |
| Com_show_databases | 39 |
| Com_show_fields | 1094 |
| Com_show_grants | 0 |
| Com_show_keys | 396 |
| Com_show_logs | 0 |
| Com_show_master_status | 1 |
| Com_show_new_master | 0 |
| Com_show_open_tables | 0 |
| Com_show_processlist | 79 |
| Com_show_slave_hosts | 0 |
| Com_show_slave_status | 0 |
| Com_show_status | 34387 |
| Com_show_innodb_status | 22062 |
| Com_show_tables | 75 |
| Com_show_variables | 24 |
| Com_slave_start | 0 |
| Com_slave_stop | 0 |
| Com_truncate | 0 |
| Com_unlock_tables | 2 |
| Com_update | 1695 |
| Connections | 48377 |
| Created_tmp_disk_tables | 94 |
| Created_tmp_tables | 144 |
| Created_tmp_files | 0 |
| Delayed_insert_threads | 0 |
| Delayed_writes | 0 |
| Delayed_errors | 0 |
| Flush_commands | 3 |
| Handler_commit | 0 |
| Handler_delete | 25 |
| Handler_read_first | 227 |
| Handler_read_key | 812720 |
| Handler_read_next | 485 |
| Handler_read_prev | 0 |
| Handler_read_rnd | 9220108 |
| Handler_read_rnd_next | 32870531 |
| Handler_rollback | 22 |
| Handler_update | 1541 |
| Handler_write | 9681040 |
| Key_blocks_used | 5134 |
| Key_read_requests | 1568251 |
| Key_reads | 4883 |
| Key_write_requests | 26973 |
| Key_writes | 515 |
| Max_used_connections | 22 |
| Not_flushed_key_blocks | 0 |
| Not_flushed_delayed_rows | 0 |
| Open_tables | 45 |
| Open_files | 74 |
| Open_streams | 0 |
| Opened_tables | 982 |
| Questions | 155308 |
| Qcache_queries_in_cache | 0 |
| Qcache_inserts | 0 |
| Qcache_hits | 0 |
| Qcache_lowmem_prunes | 0 |
| Qcache_not_cached | 0 |
| Qcache_free_memory | 0 |
| Qcache_free_blocks | 0 |
| Qcache_total_blocks | 0 |
| Rpl_status | NULL |
| Select_full_join | 58 |
| Select_full_range_join | 0 |
| Select_range | 1 |
| Select_range_check | 0 |
| Select_scan | 15727 |
| Slave_open_temp_tables | 0 |
| Slave_running | OFF |
| Slow_launch_threads | 0 |
| Slow_queries | 58 |
| Sort_merge_passes | 0 |
| Sort_range | 0 |
| Sort_rows | 9220108 |
| Sort_scan | 11075 |
| Table_locks_immediate | 75712 |
| Table_locks_waited | 5 |
| Threads_cached | 0 |
| Threads_created | 48376 |
| Threads_connected | 5 |
| Threads_running | 1 |
| Uptime | 188567 |
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