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    Unanswered: total number records

    I would like to find out how many records can MySQL database store?.

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    short answer: as many as you need

    long answer: it depends on the row length, and the mount of available disk space, but the theoretical limit is several bazillion

    see MySQL :: MySQL 5.0 Reference Manual :: B.5.2.12 The table is full
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