How to optimize a database table using phpMyAdmin?

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by denis , in category: Third Party Scripts , 9 months ago

How to optimize a database table using phpMyAdmin?

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by cali_green , 6 months ago

@denis 

To optimize a database table using phpMyAdmin, you can follow these steps:

  1. Open phpMyAdmin and select the database containing the table you want to optimize.
  2. Click on the "Structure" tab to display a list of all the tables in the database.
  3. Find the table you want to optimize and tick the checkbox next to it.
  4. At the bottom of the table list, you will find a dropdown menu labeled "With selected." Click on it and choose "Optimize table."
  5. Click the "Go" button next to the dropdown menu, and phpMyAdmin will execute the optimization process for the selected table.


Note: Optimization helps to improve the performance of the table by defragmenting the data and indexes and reclaiming unused space. However, regular optimization is not always necessary, and it should be done only when required, such as when you have removed a significant amount of data from the table.