how are you? I have been trying to solve this for a long time and I have not been able to, the case is like this. I have an instance in amazon lightsail it was 1 GB RAM, 1 vCPU, 40 GB SSD but due to space issues, upgrade to 2 GB RAM, 1 vCPU, 60 GB SSD

Yesterday it had only 20 GB occupied in the main storage:

File System Overview 20 GB

Today it is already occupying 40 GB:

File System Overview 40 GB

I ran the following commands:

sudo du -shx /\* | sort -h

until you get to this path

sudo du -shx /opt/bitnami/mysql/\* | sort -h

and discover that


...weighs in at around 37GB:

File System Overview Showing MySQL Data at 35 GB

Does anyone know how I can see why it is doing that?

I still don't know how to stop it from filling up the storage

  • What's the largest file below .../data/?
    – Rick James
    Commented Feb 12, 2023 at 23:47
  • it does not give me more results
    – Abel Cantu
    Commented Feb 13, 2023 at 4:26
  • ls -lR /opt/bitnami/mysql/
    – Rick James
    Commented Feb 13, 2023 at 6:47


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