Written by:David Aldridge
3/12/2015 7:27 PM 

Whilst trying to run down memory issues on a windows server I noticed that the Mysql instance was using a lot of memory (~500m) even though it was set for very modest buffer sizes.

Turns out that performance schema is enabled by default on mysql 5.6.

To get your memory back to where you expect it to be set the following in my.ini:


And then restart mysql.


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