InnoDB now supports up to 64GB of buffer
pool memory in a Windows 32-bit Intel computer. This is
InnoDB can use the AWE
extension of Windows to address memory over the 4GB limit of a
32-bit process. A new startup variable
enables AWE and sets the size of the buffer pool in megabytes.
Reduced the size of buffer headers and the lock table.
InnoDB uses 2% less memory.