Disable innodb engine in MySQL

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series: Administering MySQL from the command line

To disable a storage engine in mysql we must:

Edit the my.cnf file
# vim /etc/my.cnf
Add to the file
skip-name-the-engine
For example, to disable innodb add to the file
Skip-innodb
Restart the mysql server

CentOS / Fedora / RHEL

# service mysqld restart

Debian, Ubuntu and other distros

# /etc/init.d/mysqld restart
Information about the engines
# mysql - u root - p - e 'show engines;'

The above command would be:

MySQL engines




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