How to change storage engine of a MySQL database table?

Following article describes the steps to change storage engine of a MySQL database table. Assume that you want to change storage engine of database table demo from InnoDB to MyISAM.

Method 1

 

  1. Login to phpMyAdmin.
  2. Navigate to database table whose storage engine you wish to change.
  3. Click on SQL tab, paste following query in query box and click on Go button.

    ALTER TABLE demo ENGINE = MyISAM;

    SQL Query Window

Method 2

 

  1. Login to phpMyAdmin.
  2. Navigate to database table whose storage engine you wish to change.
  3. Click on Operations tab, under Table options you would find drop down called Storage Engine.
  4. Select storage engine of your choice from the Storage Engine drop down and click on Go button.

    Table Options
  • 3 Users Found This Useful

Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

Password Policy For Shared Hosting Email Accounts

Linux Shared Hosting cPanel/WHM enables admins to define the minimum password strength for all...

How to Migrate Linux Shared Hosting(cPanel) Account to AccuWebHosting?

This article will assist you to transfer your websites from old cPanel host to AccuWebHosting....

How to generate a website Installer Backup from Softaculous?

You can generate a backup of the scripts which are installed using Softaculous. If you have...

How do I add new domain in Linux Shared Hosting plan?

You can add new domain to multiple domain Linux Shared Hosting plan through "Addon Domain"...

How to hide errors and warnings that are displayed on my website in cPanel?

Please refer to the following steps to hide errors and warnings that are displayed on your...