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Why is my RDS mysql slow query log full of server restarts?

One of my RDS mysql databases is giving me warnings about the slow query logs taking up significant space. The logs are rotated once an hour, and contain a dozen repetitions of: ...
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How to decide whether to enable MySQL query cache using InnoDB

How should the decision to enable / disable the MySQL query cache be made, on a server that uses just InnoDB tables. Say for example, if the cache is enabled, then how should the output of: SHOW ...
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Amazon rds MySql -> concurrent connections deadlocks

I normally hang around in StackOverflow but I think this issue is better suited here. I've built an application in C#.NET that uses MySql as a database. My application inserts and updates data in the ...
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Replication from EC2 Master to RDS Slave - Connecting to master

I am migrating my company's database from an EC2 instance to an RDS instance. I have already migrated a snapshot of data and am now trying to set up replication to get the data that has been added ...
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While impoting 150 GB file on Amazon RDS, why connection is failing?

I am having Postgres database dump file of 150 GB on Amazon EC2 instance. While dumping the data on RDS from EC2 server I am getting error. The output of the command is as given below. It's giving ...
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Should I create a new instance of amazon rds or just a new schema inside of it?

I'm fairly new to Amazon Web Services and one of my customers asked me to install several things for them on EC2. I would normally use the same box as webserver and database server, mainly for ...
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Amazon RDS - Can't access MySQL DB from local machine

I read many questions/answers here but they are from a different interface from AWS Console. I created a DB Instance but can't create a rule in the security groups that's allows me to connect from my ...
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Privileges for database owner; application user

Quick version: What command should I issue to enable a database owner to allow it to access tables in this database and can this be done from that owner's account? Longer Version: I am creating ...
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Is it possible to recover from a LOST_EVENTS incident from an RDS read replica?

I was setting up a read replica of an RDS database for a reporting project, and issued an incorrect GRANT statement when configuring a user. My RDS read replica stopped, with an error message on the ...
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Amazon RDS mysqbinlog “Could not find first log file name in binary log index file”

Preamble: We use RDS at AWS to manage our MySQL database. I know that RDS creates binary logs used for replication.. I want to harvest these binary logs and store them on S3, so that at any time, i ...
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Amazon RDS MySQL 5.5 Innodb Lock wait timeout exceeded

Ever since we've moved to Amazon RDS, we've had some pretty crazy performance issues, and today we started having locking issues. Because of that, I figured it was just a timeout issue, and went to ...
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MySQL Large DELETE with JOINs

I have a large table players with ~20MM rows which joins to a table stats with ~300MM rows, among others (photos, ...). I want to DELETE all records for players that were born_on before 1950. I ...
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Amazon RDS - and binary log rotation

New to RDS (used to having my own server in my own data center). We are on MySQL 5.6 on RDS. when a slave gets behind in replication lag, the master ceases to rotate out its binary logs. It is, ...
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SUPER privilege not defined for master user in Amazon MySQL RDS

I have created one medium instance on amazon rds in asia pecific (singapore) region. i have created my master user with master password. and it is working/connecting fine with workbench installed on ...
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RDS MYSQL instance rebooted and won't load INNODB table

So my production db in RDS apparently either crashed or was rebooted during a version update, and upon being restarted mysql couldn't load one of the innodb tables: as evidenced by the following error ...
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Need advice to improve current RDS

Currently I am running a m3.medium SQL Server RDS(20GB storage without IOPS). CPU utilization is under 50% for most of the time(~90%). However, during peak hours(~10%) CPU utilization will hit 100% ...
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RDS did not restore to a specific point-of-time on my MySQL instance. Why did that happen?

I'm using a MySQL 5.6.13 instance on RDS and accidentally wiped all the data in it (something like 2.5GB). I used the restore to point-in-time feature to recover all the data and it only recovered the ...
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Get postgres snapshot from Amazon RDS

I can not find a simple way to get a copy of the nightly backup I take of my Amazon RDS postgres instance so I can restore it on my local machine to play with. Right now I'm doing a pg_dump when I ...
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how to archive old entries from mysql on rds

I have an AWS RDS MySQL DB. I have ec2 instances and an s3. What I would like to do is only retain 60days old data and archive the rest. I'm still new at this so I'm not really sure what to do. What ...
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Querying Amazon DynamoDB vs Relational DB

I have never worked on Amazon DynamoDB and was wondering if someone with some experience could provide me with some insight. We have a massive table in our MSSQL database that we currently use to ...
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Managing deleted entries in large database table

Currently we are using Mysql 5.6 with Amazon RDS. We have table tracking uploads and we have a deleted flag in this table, we don't delete rows when a user subsequently deletes an upload. We do this ...
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I have delete database from mysql but storage is not freed

I have deleted multiple databases (schema) from mysql on amazon RDS but the storage is not freed, is there anything else I should do to free up the storage? I have a mysql database that the total ...
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SQL Server timeout expired in amazon RDS

Recently after i switch my db from amazon EC2 instance to RDS instance, my web application keep receiving timeout error for every 5 - 10 minutes. Timeout expired. The timeout period elapsed prior to ...
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Amazon RDS for Oracle Offsite Backup

Am considering Amazon RDS to host our Oracle database. Ideally, I'd like to have my daily backup and as many of the transaction logs as possible since copied to an external location in case of Amazon ...
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When should I think about upgrading our RDS MySQL instance based on memory usage?

It seems like our DB server is doing garbage collection at a increasingly faster rate, which seem normal since it's growing. What's a good rule of thumb of when to switch to a bigger instance, I'm not ...
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AWS RDS showing large growth in Write Ops/sec, despite low # DB connections?

I have a Multi-AZ AWS RDS instance running MYSQL 5.5 I've noticed that my write ops/sec are growing fairly rapidly, despite low (and sometimes zero) DB connections - see charts for Avg write ops/sec ...
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Amazon RDS MySQL performance issues

I have published my website on Amazon EC2 (Singapore region) and I have used MySQL RDS instance for the data storage. Everything is working very fine except performance. It seems that all queries, ...
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New users not working on MySQL 5.6 in Amazon RDS

I'm using the CREATE USER and GRANT commands as mentioned here http://dev.n0ise.net/2012/09/amazon-rds-mysql-add-additional-users-with-limited-previledges/ When I try to connect I get this in MySQL ...
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What is the optimal way to upgrade production RDS instance?

I have MySQL small RDS instance as part of my production system and I want to upgrade it to medium instance with provided IOPS. As old-school DBA I'm aware about "add slave; promote to master; ...
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What happens when the index size of my Mysql instance exceeds the innodb_buffer_pool_size?

I am using Amazon's RDS db.m1.small. innodb_buffer_pool_size is set to 1125.00 MB. Current index size is 1110.00 MB and growing slowly but steadily. I do not need more hard drive space. I want ...
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CPU usage on RDS instance monotonically increasing with no change to query volume

I have two RDS instances: a R/W master and a read-only replica. On 29th June, the replica stopped registering replication data - not sure if this is related. On July 3rd, the master's CPU usage ...
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Looking for suggestions to Migrate Amazon RDS Large Instance to non-amazon host - Live

We have an Amazon RDS Large instance with a database of about 20GB that needs to be migrated without having to take our website down or minimize downtime to less than a couple of hours. And I am ...
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How do a I edit .conf file for a postgres AWS RDS?

I would like to alter pg_hba.conf in my postgres RDS instance so that I can require ssl. I have found the Parameters Group manager in the RDS which allows me to alter parameters but it just references ...
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INSERTS in a loop: Better to use NOW() for each row or PHP date() function once?

Consider a PHP application which inserts about 200-800 records in a loop via prepared queries and parametrized values. The PHP application is on Amazon Web Services, and the database server is in ...
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Can I see the status of a “repair by sorting” in mysql?

I am running an alter statement on a very large table. show processlist shows the state as "Repair by sorting". Is there a way to see the status, or get an estimate of how much work has been ...
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moving to AWS RDS (InnoDB vs MyISAM

I am in the process of moving my servers from stand alone hosting to AWS using RDS (MySQL) for database usage. One of the first things RDS states is that in order to use their backup, and snapshot ...
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Amazon RDS for MySQL vs installing MySQL on an Amazon EC2 instance

At work, we host all our webservers on Amazon EC2 and usually have used MySQL databases installed on the same box as our Apache webserver, and communicated with them on localhost. We now face a need ...
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What performance should I expect from MySQL (Using Amazon RDS)

I'm trying to understand whether I'm doing something wrong, or expecting too much. I have an InnoDB table on a db.m1.large RDS (MySQL 5.6.13. 7.5 GB RAM) with ~1M rows. The primary key is a ...
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Too Many database connections on Amazon RDS

We are having problems with users running queries/views in Drupal that occasionally cause our site to freeze. The freeze occurs because the query causes the number of database connections to go up to ...
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Not able to login on MySQL in AWS RDS using root

I am trying to connect my MySQL RDS from EC2. Under security groups I have made sure permissions are in place. $ mysql -h xxx.xyz.ap-southeast-1.rds.amazonaws.com -P 3306 -p Enter password: I am ...
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Is there a way to do data export from Amazon Web Services RDS for SQL Server to On-Premises SQL Server?

We have a large Amazon Web Services RDS for SQL Server instance and we would like to do incremental data transfers from RDS to On-Premesis SQL Server on a regular basis. The On-prem server will be ...
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Backing up a 400-500 GB database on MySQL/Amazon RDS?

We have an Amazon RDS small instance for a MySQL datawarehousing database. Database size will be around 400-500 GB very shortly. What is the best way to backup our database? Can it be done ...
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Stored procedures, binlog and SUPER privilege

I tried to create this function on Amazon RDS for MySQL: CREATE FUNCTION GetRootZoneId (zoneId INT) RETURNS INT READS SQL DATA BEGIN DECLARE _id, _parentId INT; SELECT zoneId INTO _parentId; ...
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How can I synchronize data between two RDS MySQL databases

I have 2 Amazon RDS MySQL instances, one is MySql v5.5 and the new one is 5.6. I want to upgrade the 5.5 to the 5.6 but you cannot do upgrades at this time, so we are trying to migrate the data. I ...
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AWS performance of RDS with provisioned IOPS vs EC2

Has anyone done a performance comparison of AWS RDS with the new provisioned IOPS vs EC2? I've found plenty of non-high IOPS RDS vs EC2 but nothing with the new high IOPS feature in RDS.
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Best strategies to have a backup of an RDS MySQL database

I have an AWS RDS MySQL database. I'm not a DBA, so my knowledge is limited. I wish to design strategies to have zero data loss in case of a failure, in terms of replication or data backup. I know ...
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Is there a way to achieve Workload Management in MySQL?

Is there a way to set up Workload Management in MySQL (in particular v5.5 on AWS RDS)? By Workload Management I mean the functionality implemented in e.g. Teradata, RedShift that allows ...
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Choose security group for restore-db-instance-to-point-in-time

When using the AWS CLI restore-db-instance-to-point-in-time command, I can't figure out how to set the security group. The doc on this page says: The target database is created from the source ...
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Is it possible to disable replication for a specific database in RDS?

My application uses a mechanism of SQL patches as part of the upgrade to a new version. Before running an upgrade, I need to try to run the SQL patches on a copy of the database to ensure they ...
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MySQL hang during “show collation” on Amazon RDS

MySQL is hanging when I try to do SHOW COLLATION on my Amazon RDS instance. I can use SHOW COLLATION fine with my local database, and other SQL commands work fine on my RDS instance. But Amazon SHOW ...