> Converting a table from one storage engine to another (among other > operations), will use typically 2 * table-size and gallons of RAM - so this > won't work, especially on a small box. Right you are. :0 > But why not create the table and do > the import as MyISAM (not sure the format of the data you're actually being > supplied with)? Data is a flat text file like this: aaa NS 188.8.131.52 bbb NS 184.108.40.206 meaning that aaa has DNS pointed to 220.127.116.11 etc. > They don't use relational databases - relational databases are relatively > slow in the "database" world. Aha. Makes sense. > Oh, and they don't use a shared web hosting account :) LOL OK, now I know their secret. ;) I am going to upload the zipped flat file to the server and try to do it there. Thanks.