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How to fix ‘Unknown table engine ‘innodb” error

How to fix ‘Unknown table engine ‘innodb” error

InnoDB is a storage engine for MySQL. Due to its speedy crash recovery, InnoDB is the preferred engine for high available databases.

But there are times when InnoDB throws error, such as ‘Unknown table engine ‘innodb”.  Today, we’ll see when and why this error happens and how to fix it.

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Database crash rescue – How we re-built an InnoDB MySQL database when ibdata1 file was corrupted

Database crash rescue – How we re-built an InnoDB MySQL database when ibdata1 file was corrupted

For a website owner or a web host, a hard disk crash is one of the most upsetting things that can happen to their business. It means service downtime, loss of business and valuable time spent on data restoration.

To minimize such catastrophe, many server owners keep regular backups, and even use RAID servers. But even with these precautions, sometimes things can go for a toss when the backups also get lost in a hard disk crash.

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