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Cleaning Up WordPress – Large wp_options.idb

Did your tiny AWS Bitnami WordPress server run out of disk space? The culprit may be unoptimized data tables in MySQL. Finding a 4.9GB wp_options.idb file on your server is not as uncommon as you may think. What makes it surprising is when you look at your wp_options entries and discover there are only 300 rows in that table with limited text in the option_value column. Thankfully there is an easy fix as long as you can get enough disk … Continue reading “Cleaning Up WordPress – Large wp_options.idb”