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Prevent Reconnections During Application Cluster Restart

I have a large cluster of application processes (>5000) spread out over multiple EC2 servers. When I attempt to restart them or deploy new code (with a restart), they all attempt to reconnect to the ...
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How to speed up select distinct?

I have a simple select distinct on some time series data: SELECT DISTINCT user_id FROM events WHERE project_id = 6 AND time > '2015-01-11 8:00:00' AND time < '2015-02-10 8:00:00'; And it ...
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How to setup Oracle at Amazon RDS

I created a Relational Database Service (RDS) with Oracle database at Amazon Web Services (aws.amazon.com). However, when I attempt to connect to the database (with SQLDeveloper or Navicat), I am ...
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Optimizing a single table, write-once, read-many PostgreSQL database

I've just finished constructing a table of ~835 million rows using Google's ngram dataset, aggregated on the years in which they occurred so that each 2-,3-,4-, and 5-gram is represented by a single ...
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Does automated backup performance suffer if backup completion time exceeds the backup window?

Is there anything "special" about the Amazon RDS Automated Backup Window, or is the backup window merely an arbitrary timespan in which the backup is expected to complete? That is to say, if I have ...
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Why is Postgres on RDS maxing out on CPU every few hours?

Using Amazon RDS, we are running ETL scripts to migrate our data. However, every few hours there is a huge CPU spike. Here are the ETL specs (per ETL): 50 records inserted / second pool of 1000 ...
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AWS RDS PostgreSQL dump/restore - syntax error

I am trying to import a postgresql database from an EC2 instance to RDS on the same subnet, so far I am doing the following... 1) Dump EC2 DB: pg_dump --host localhost --port 5432 -Fc ...
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Amazon RDS non superuser create function in C

I am asked to restore a Rails application to a postgresql RDS instance. There are many functions in C but looks like only superuser can create functions in C and I could not get superuser access on ...
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Performance/Maintenance Implications of a Write Heavy Table In An Otherwise Normal “CRUD” Database

We have a small-ish (<100,000 rows) MySQL database (on Amazon RDS). Its supporting a fairly simple read heavy CRUD web application. Currently we're building out a web analytics system. It will ...
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Amazon Redshift - The difference between Query Slots, Concurrency and Queues?

We are building a business intelligence system, and we have a huge PostgreSQL Database (DB) where we make all the info processing, and a Redshift Data Warehouse (DWH) where we store the data and ...
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How does Amazon create the RDS for Postgres? Some kind of Docker?

I am really curious about the infrastructure of Amazon. When I create a new instance of RDS, it gives me a host, username, password.. Everything. Behind the curtains, how do they do this? It´s some ...
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Monitoring Amazon RDS with pgtop

I recently migrated a Postgres database to Amazon RDS and I am lacking a good live monitoring tool. I tried pgtop, but I can't get it to work on Amazon. I can see the header with the DB statistics ...
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Is there a way to run mysqldumpslow against slow queries logged to a table?

AWS RDS by default logs slow queries to a database table. Is there a way to run mysqldumpslow against that table, without exporting it to a file first? Or is there a better way to get a report of ...
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Moving Local PostgreSQL 8.4.20 Database to Amazon EC2 or RDS

I'm running PostgresSQL 8.4.20 on a local server and plan to migrate the data to either Amazon EC2 or RDS. I have working knowledge of databases and need advice from experts. I've been researching ...
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Cannot ALTER TABLE

I have a particular table that I cannot add a key for: mysql> ALTER TABLE tasks ADD KEY `fruitful_user_count` (`user_id`, `is_fruitful`); ERROR 1034 (HY000): Incorrect key file for table 'tasks'; ...
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innodb_thread_concurrency vs slave_parallel_workers

I am new in rds, but I am facing server performance issue. I got these two variable but I am confused what exactly is difference between innodb_thread_concurrency and slave_parallel_workers.
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Problems with migration from Amazon RDS MySQL to MariaDB

We are trying to migrate from Amazon RDS MySQL to MariaDB for the performance benefits given by MariaDB. We have copied all the data from Amazon RDS MySQL to MariaDB and the database is up and ...
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Mysqldump throwing error 'Couldn't execute 'ROLLBACK TO SAVEPOINT sp':

Can any one please explain what is happening with our DB dumps? We are executing dump as below mysqldump -v --single-transaction --quick --lock-tables=false --skip-triggers -uXXX -pXXX ...
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optimizing query for slow queries

I have this query in my slowqueries table which essentially is taking about 5-8 seconds to complete the query time: SELECT s0_.id AS id0, s0_.updated AS updated1, s0_.created AS created2, ...
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How to migrate postgreSQL on EC2 instance to AWS RDS?

I have a large PostgreSQL DB (around 100GB) which is on EC2. I want to migrate it to RDS. How can I achieve this with minimal downtime?
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Trying to connect to AWS RDS from an AWS EC2 instance

I am trying to connect to an AWS RDS instance from an AWS EC2 instance. I ssh into the AWS EC2 instance, and then issue the following command: mysql -h xxxxxx.ciy4oapkpytm.us-east-1.rds.amazonaws.com ...
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Amazon RDS freezes on mysqldump

My questions is quite similar to Mysqldump from the Amazon RDS. I have the same behavior. Everytime when I do a backup using mysqldump my entire RDS freezes and hence my application is not responding. ...
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too many connection error mysql: how to calculate max_connections

how to calculate this values to get the best results to resolve this error "too many connection error mysql" and make my API faster in mysql wait_timeout = ?? max_connections = ?? ...
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How to connect to an Amazon PostgreSQL database using SSL

I'm trying to log into an Amazon PostgreSQL DBS using SSL. I have all credentials but my psql version doesn't seem to support SSL. I've tried searching Postgres docs but all I see is how it has ...
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Will I still benefit from provisioned IOPS in RDS on a smaller non-PIOPS-Optimized instance type?

Quote from the docs: If you are using Provisioned IOPS storage, we recommend that you use the db.m3.xlarge, db.m3.2xlarge, db.m1.large, db.m1.xlarge, db.m2.2xlarge, db.m2.4xlarge, ...
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Create t2 instance and connect via Wokrbench

I've created an t2 RDS instance inside a VPC. The instance is set to Publicly avaiable: No. I wasn't able to connect to the instance using MySQL Workbench. Is there an option to connect to the ...
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IOPS on Amazon RDS

I'm very very new to AWS. Is one insert record operation on an Amazon RDS table counted as 1 IOP? I have a use-case of inserting about 1 million records every day, and would like the job to finish ...
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Replicated timestamp column in different timezone

I have the master running Mysql 5.5.38 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The timezone in the master is UTC+5:30. The slave is in AWS RDS which runs in UTC. The slave is primarily used for running for SQL queries ...
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Amazon: How to change database name in Amazon RDS MySQL?

I want to change MYSQL database name of the DB instance of Amazon RDS. How it can be possible?
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Is it safe to delete the innodb schema on a new Amazon RDS instance?

As per the title, I'm struggling to find out if it's safe to delete the innodb schema that's created on a fresh Amazon RDS instance. mysql> SHOW DATABASES; +--------------------+ | Database ...
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Will deletion of an RDS db snapshot affect the running instance?

Will deletion of an rds db snapshot affect the running instance? (I assume not but I'm being a bit paranoid since it's an extremely important customer db.)
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PostgreSQL: How can I identify the connections which is blocking ALTER TABLE?

I would like to add some fields to a table in all testing and production DBs, all of which are stored in PostgreSQL 9.3 on Amazon RDS. ALTER TABLE users DROP COLUMN IF EXISTS device_language; ALTER ...
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MySQL RDS Instance eating up memory and swapping

I have an issue with memory on a RDS instance which is of db.m2.4xlarge class. Below are the specifications of the RDS instance Instance Class: db.m2.4xlarge ( 68.4 GB of RAM ) Engine: ...
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Finding reason behind high write IOPS on MySQL (RDS) server

I am having performance issues with an AWS RDS instance (running MySQL 5.6). This is the backend db to an XMPP server called Tigase. According to Tigase Inc. this type of db instance should be able ...
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What does exec(text) do?

I just found the following function in two RDS PostgreSQL 9.3 DBs: -- -- Name: exec(text); Type: FUNCTION; Schema: public; Owner: adam -- CREATE FUNCTION exec(text) RETURNS text LANGUAGE plpgsql ...
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Is there a way to replicate Postgres databases in Amazon RDS between regions?

We have a Postgres RDS instance in the AWS Oregon Region. For some supposed legal reasons, we have to host our client's European data in the Ireland AWS Region, but we need that data synchronized to ...
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Granting file privilage for an user on amazon RDS(MySQL)

I am having an Amazon setup for my application and I use RDS server which runs MySQL server(Not done by me.Company got it done from some freelance admin). I have a root user created in there but it ...
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Amazon RDS CPU Usage keep increasing without any long running process in Show Processlist

We are using Amazon RDS(db.m2.2xlarge), CPU usage is suddenly increasing gradually even after we reboot the DB Server. This is happening just past 2 days and we didn't give any new build recently. I ...
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Mysql replication with c

I have huge database on MySql and It's become more and more huge. So, Now I am facing performance issues with my database. Some of tables has millions of records in it. like my login detail table ...
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Why does Amazon RDS memory utilization drop and disk space utilization rises?

I encountered a problem with my Amazon RDS(db.m2.2xlarge) where DB connections spiked up and my website started responding slowly. On looking up the metrics I was not sure why my freeable memory shot ...
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What's causing Postgres to freeze?

I'm using Amazon RDS to run my Postgres database, v9.3.3. Recently, I had 2 instances where updating the schema caused the database to stop responding and I had to restart it in order to put the site ...
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MySQLDump and Amazon RDS

I need to dump the contents of an RDS database into a SQL file, and restore that file to another RDS or MySQL instance. On the RDS instance there are a number of databases and users, and I would like ...
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RDS Read Replica vs ElastiCached Memcached

My app currently connects to a RDS Multi-AZ database. I also have a Single-AZ Read Replica used to serve my analytics portal. Recently there have been an increasing load on my master database, and I ...
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What is the best choice for MySQL high availability (zero downtime)? [closed]

As I know there are many solutions for MySQL HA, but most of them are congenitally not zero downtime solution, like MHA, AWS RDS... That said, if zero downtime is "must have", the only choice is ...
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Does amazon rds PostgreSQL require vacuum?

It isn't clear if auto vacuum is running in rds. Thanks!
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Will Amazon RDS for Postgres be as convenient as using Heroku Postgres?

I'm currently running a Heroku Rails app and our Postgres DB has grown to a data size of 50GB, and our DB cache hit rate is at 93%. We're on the legacy Ronin ($200/month) plan (1.7GB) and probably ...
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MySQL Community Edition Capacity

I am using MySQL Community Edition on Amazon RDS service. It is a very large database, 2/3 tables has about 10 millions records and 4-5 tables has 7-8 millions records. Questions How much capacity ...
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What is default MySQL binlog retention in AWS RDS?

I tried to retrieve my MySQL RDS binlogs in order to run manual "rollback" for some SQLs. Unfortunately, I noticed that only 2 binlogs for the last 30 minutes are available. "call ...
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Slower queries after upgrade from mysql-5.5 to mysql-5.6

There is lots written about how MySql 5.6 is faster than MySql 5.5 (e.g. http://dev.mysql.com/tech-resources/articles/mysql-5.6.html) but we upgraded our Amazon RDS instance (using the new upgrade ...
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Unable to migrate local database to RDS instance

I recently created an MySQL instance on Amazon RDS. Unfortunately, I'm not able to connect to the instance from the MySQL command line. I will brief you the details. 1) I want to move/migrate my ...