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Trying to connect to Amazon RDS from outside with no luck

Please give me a tip so i can connect to my rds instance. I cant figure out whats wrong..
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Cleanup after deleting a large table

I have a database that once held a large table: ~6 billion rows, ~6TB of disk space, ~10 rows inserted/second. The rest of the tables, all told, comes to ~500MB and have infrequent writes. So the big ...
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Best way to move different desktop local PostgreSQL DB to single amazon RDS

I have system which is having java Desktop application with PostgreSQL which is installed on 5 machine each is having individual database and having databases into same database structure. Now I want ...
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Postgresql/AWS RDS Problem with high write IOPS

I am currently hosting a ~10GB database in amazon RDS running postgresql. I have 100GB of space allocated using General Purpose SSDs which means that I get 300IOPS to be split between read and writes. ...
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MySQL2::Error: BLOB/TEXT column can't have a default value

I am trying to run a rails mysql migration on Amazon Elastic Beanstalk. It fails with this error message: Mysql2::Error: BLOB/TEXT column 'description' can't have a default value: ALTER TABLE ...
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Estimate amount of downtime from RDS backup

I have an Multi-AZ RDS instance. Due to some maintenance I want to create a consistent snapshot of the database during the day, but this means shutting down all our services. I noticed from the AWS ...
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How many Read IOPS are too many? (Should I upgrade my RDS instance memory?)

Amazon's best practices indicate you should have enough memory on your RDS instance to hold most of your dataset in memory, and that not having enough will result in more Read IOPS, as information is ...
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How can i sync a table between two MySQL RDS insatance

I am trying to sync one table in two of mysql RDS instances in AWS something like a db link or FEDERATED engine.
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Create a Linked-Server from SQL Server 2008 R2 to AWS RDS SQL Server

How do I correctly create a linked-server entry, from an on-prem SQL Server, to an AWS RDS SQL Server instance? On-prem is 2008 R2, AWS-RDS is running 2012. This is the error I get when attempting ...
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Debugging random slow query spikes on Index Only Scans

We have a query that for majority of requests (about 400rpm) executes in around 2ms but occasionally we have one request that will spike to 100ms+. My Googleing may be terrible but does anyone have ...
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Mirror data on local SSD storage to conserve EBS I/O?

I have an AWS instance with local (ephemeral) SSD storage backed by a permanent EBS storage. Is it possible to configure the local storage to act as a mirror/cache for row data in MySQL? I do not wish ...
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What is the best way to keep track of 1000 RDS hosted databases?

I want to know what is 'best-practices' for managing an extreme number of RDS instances. I have no problem managing five. But managing dozens or hundreds, that's another task. I'm thinking use a ...
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How to move the logins from one SQL Server RDS to another?

Please tell us the way to move the Logins from one SQL Server RDS to another SQL Server RDS. This information will be very useful when moving the databases from one SQL Server RDS to a new SQL Server ...
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Great slowdown of Django object list retrieval after moving from sqlite3 to mySQL on Amazon RDS

Be warned, there will be some Python programming stuff; my problem is tightly connected to database engine differences though - or at least I think so. tl;dr: Querying for list of items and all ...
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How can I identify errors in sync between two [master-slave] RDS instances?

In the context of building a cross region disaster recovery plan for RDS [MySQL] I read this article . It states : Configure alerts to identify errors in sync between the two regions. Amazon ...
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Scenario to automate the promotion of a read replica when the master db is not responding

I would like to set a scenario like the following: Set an RDS event subscription [that the MySQL is unresponsive] that will publish to an SNS topic that will trigger a Lambda function which will ...
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How to synch PostgreSQL databases on separate RDS instances everyday

I have two RDS instances: staging and production with two databases in each. I would like to sync the production instance on the staging instance everyday. Any suggestions?
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AWS DMS creates tables with no auto_increment

I am migrating my databases to Amazon's RDS using their DMS tool. Pretty much everything looks great except that columns that were marked as auto_increment on the source database did not get marked ...
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Can MyISAM tables affect the backup recovery of innodb tables on Amazon RDS?

I have an Amazon RDS instance containing several databases. All the tables are innnodb except from one, that is MyISAM and currently cannot be converted to innodb. I know that the recovery of MyISAM ...
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Loading Data from url

I am trying to create a plan for data load and wanted to bounce off best practice ideas and learn about amazon RDS. I have multiple url sources of data and a RDS MYSQL instance to store them. I want ...
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Replicate Postgres 9.2 to 9.4 with no downtime

My current set up has a database running on Postgres 9.2.4 and would like to move from AWS EC2 to RDS. However, AWS requires Postgres be running at least Postgres 9.4 in order to perform this ...
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How to set up Amazon RDS parameter group for Postgres?

I'm trying to create a parameter group in Amazon Web Services for an Postgres 9.5 RDS instance. I'm a little confused by the units being used for things such as shared_buffers and min_wal_size. ...
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Is this work flow suitable for Amazon RDS?

I am considering to set up a MySQL database via amazon web services (AWS). Consider the following steps which characterize my workflow: There is a daily data inflow into several AWS EC2 instances On ...
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RDS MySQL memory usage question

I have an instance of RDS of MySQL 5.7.10 I am on a package: db.t2.micro which grants me 1vCPU and 1Gib of memory. I am using Monitoring window to monitor the CPU/Memory usage. I do not understand ...
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How to skip the current 'Relay_Master_Log_File' in AWS MYSQL RDS?

Below is the status of my slave. The master log file is at position "mysql-bin-changelog.278337" but the slave log file is at position "mysql-bin-changelog.278008". How to skip the current executing "...
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Pgpool slave node limit

I've started a new database architecture using pgpool-II 3.4.5, I have 3 servers by now, 1 master and 2 slaves. They are configured to use Master/Slave conf and LoadBalancing. The problem is: When I ...
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In RDS digest function is undefined after creating pgcrypto extension

On an AWS RDS instance, we have run CREATE EXTENSION pgcrypto; The extension gets created. Both queries: SELECT digest('a', 'sha256') FROM table_name; SELECT public.digest('a', 'sha256') FROM ...
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Change in mysql structure while backup is being created

I'm using amazon's RDS services and I wonder what happens if while a snapshot is being created I change the db structure? Will it corrupt the snapshot? Will it disallow me to make the change? I ...
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Downloading transactional logs for MS SQL from RDS

Is there a way we can download transactional logs of MS SQL on Amazon(AWS) RDS such that those logs can be used to recreate the database on premise? I am looking for a way to have an option of ...
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“Cannot resolve table name” error when applying MySQL dump to RDS

I'm setting up replication of an external MySQL instance to RDS. Both the external MySQL instance and RDS run MySQL 5.7.10. I've followed the procedure, but when dumping the database with mysqldump ...
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Give third-party access to AWS hosted MySQL

I have a production MySQL database hosted on AWS for an eCommerce store I work with. Employees in the firm are requesting access to our live SQL database to use with BI tools like Tableau/Qlikview. ...
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Moving extensions in AWS RDS (Postgres)

Initially we installed all extensions in default "public" schema. Now we have more and more other schemas - thus we want to add extensions and common functions to the schema common. Unfortunately AWS ...
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Temporary Point-in-Time recovery for Aurora/MySQL 5.6?

How can I restore a point-in-time copy of my Aurora/MySQL database to I new instance? I would like to verify that a data fix will be consistent at a particular point in time. I don't want to roll ...
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How long will it take to migrate a 5 GB Database to Amazon RDS [closed]

I just need an estimation. How long will / can it take to move a 5 GB big database from an external source to amazon RDS. What is best practise to do it? I just moved succesfully a few days ago a ...
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Refreshing SQL Server DB on Amazon RDS

we have a SQL Server DB running on Amazon RDS, i need to refresh it. But in RDS there is no option to restore a backup. What other ways i can use to refresh this DB? It is 60 GB, and has 200 tables. ...
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Preventing MySQL index corruption

I'm having a recurring issue with a MySQL database where one index in particular has been getting corrupted. Originally I saw a corruption event about every 2-3 weeks and this week I've seen it happen ...
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Amazon Aurora CREATE_TIME in INFORMATION_SCHEMA.TABLES is NULL

We are running an Amazon Aurora database that emulates MySQL 5.6.10. The CREATE_TIME in SHOW TABLE STATUS and INFORMATION_SCHEMA.TABLES is consistently NULL for all our tables. Is this a bug, a ...
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How can i delete an orphaned table from AWS RDS database?

Info: Database is an RDS instance (MySql) Yesterday i tried to add a field to a table and did an Alter table command. There is probably some millions of records in that table. After a while it just ...
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MySql event ENABLED on both primary and replicate of RDS multi-AZ deployment

I have a mysql database instance deployed in a multi-az configuration on Amazon RDS. We've seen replication fail a couple of times in the last two months, with an error message like, Apply Error 1590:...
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Why Write IOPS,Write throughput,Queue depth decreased on AWS/RDS after changing innodb_flush_log_at_trx_commit and sync_binlog?

I changed values for my Mysql parameters 1. innodb_flush_log_at_trx_commit=2(before it was 1) 2. sync_binlog=0(before it was 1) This has changed some of my parameters on AW RDS drastically ,here ...
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How to change query_cache_type to 2 in AWS RDS?

I want to change my AWS RDS parameter query_cache_type value to 2 , I have done it in parameter group dashboard as in the given image. I have also restarted my mySQL server with the changed ...
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How can I seamlessly upgrade the major version of an AWS RDS postgres database?

This morning I was involved in upgrading a PostgreSQL database on AWS RDS. We wanted to move from version 9.3.3 to version 9.4.4. We had "tested" the upgrade on a staging database, but the staging ...
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Rds snapshot restore time

As part of our blue greendeployment strategy we are snapshoting the prod RDS instance and then restoring this snapshot into a new instance applying db migrations after it and linking the Green ...
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Change AWS's Read Replica's streaming replication to trigger based replication

We have a Postgres RDS instance for which we have created a read replica instance. The problem we are facing is that, that whenever there is a long running query(about 30-40 mins) on Read Replica, it ...
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How to optimize query on MYSQL with multiple group by clause

I have a web application where users can view data of performance. There will be around 200 to 250 users. Each user will have like 100,000 rows of data per day. It is only table and here is ...
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Debug query on big table that is sometimes slow

I have a web API that is backed by a Postgres database, and the performance is generally very good. I monitor the performance of both the database and the application as a whole. Most of my queries (...
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Changing global variables in MySQL RDS instance

I have a MySQL RDS instance that I created. I need to set the net_write_timeout variable in the instance so it is available globally. Can this be done ?
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Can we create Fail over clustering for SQL Server 2012 standard edition on amazon EC2?

We are planing to move on amazon's EC2 services. So my question is that can we create fail over clustering on amazon EC2 using SQL Server 2012 standard edition ?
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RDS crosstab: ERROR: permission denied for language c

We're currently using PostgreSQL 9.2 in our production database, we want to migrate to a new RDS instance, using PostgreSQL 9.4. However, we need to have permission to create a function, but only ...
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Why does SQL Server Management Studio hang (Not Responding) when connecting to Amazon RDS?

When I use SSMS to connect to a database hosted on Amazon RDS, the IDE hangs (as in goes to "Not Responding) after login. I enter SQL Authentication credentials and click Connect and the login window ...