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Python Script: Optimize mysql tables

Hello Friends,

Below is the script for optimizing database This will decrease the size of tables in most of the cases. I have used python 2.x for this:
import os
db = raw_input ( 'Enter the name of the table ')

cmd1 = 'mysql -u root -purpassword android -e "select (data_length+index_length)/power(1024,2) MB from information_schema.tables where table_schema=\'android\' and table_name=\'' + db + '\' ;"'

cmd2 = 'mysql -u root -purpassword android -e "create table ' + db +'_COPY like ' +db + '; " '

cmd3 = 'mysql -u root -purpassword android -e "alter table ' + db + '_COPY disable keys ; " '

cmd4 = 'mysql -u root -purpassword android -e "insert into '+db + '_COPY select * from ' + db + ' ; " '

cmd5 = 'mysql -u root -purpassword android -e "alter table ' +db+ '_COPY enable keys; " '

cmd6 = 'mysql -u root -purpassword android -e "RENAME TABLE ' +db+ ' TO ' +db+'_delete ; " '

cmd7 = 'mysql -u root -purpassword android -e "RENAME TABLE ' +db +'_COPY TO ' +db+ ' ; " '

print 'The size before optimization'

print 'The size after optimization'



1. Replace your password with urpassword
2. android is database name
3. 'db' is the variable where your tables name is stored. 


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