InnoDB now supports up to 64 GB 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 4 GB limit
of a 32-bit process. A new startup variable
innodb_buffer_pool_awe_mem_mb 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.
This is a translation of the MySQL Reference Manual that can be found at dev.mysql.com. The original Reference Manual is in English, and this translation is not necessarily as up to date as the English version.