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Why the Size Difference

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Fred Biles, Jul 13, 2011.

  1. Fred Biles

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    Migrating to a new server, they asked us to use cpanel to export our mysql database and then upload it for them (so that they could import it) using ftp. I noticed that exporting our database, selecting all the tables, it had a size of 120 mb

    However, using cpanel to do a full backup of the web site, it stores our database in the mysql folder and the size of the database there is 182 mb. Why is there a size difference ?
     
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