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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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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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GRANT USAGE on all schemas in a database? postgres

I want to GRANT USAGE to a user/role for a given database. The database has many schemas. I know there's an ON ALL TABLES IN SCHEMA, but I want "all schemas". I tried GRANT USAGE .. ON DATABASE, but ...
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Guid vs. integer ID for unique fields

This is really a generic question. Suppose I have a replication pattern of a single write DB and multiple read DB replication slaves - I do not have to have GUID's as my unique IDs fields. Is that a ...
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How to create INOUT assignment cast on Amazon RDS PostgreSQL? If not possible, then why?

I'm migrating existing application to Amazon RDS PostgreSQL. The application has cross-database support and for compatibility reasons it includes the following SQL: CREATE CAST (varchar AS numeric) ...
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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 change database encoding in an Amazon RDS Postgresql instance?

I need to create a database with SQL_ASCII encoding in Amazon RDS PostgreSql database instance. Since template0 and template1 are both with utf8 encoding, I get the following error $ createdb -h ...
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Import big CSV on Oracle

I have big CSV files and placed it on Linux (Amazon AMI). I have installed instant client on Amazon Linux AMI and I can connect to my Oracle database using SQL Plus. How can I import all the CSVs to ...
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Can we disable binary logging for one specific session or user in AWS RDS

Currently we have a situation to disable binary logging for one set of queries on AWS RDS. We thought to set log-bin=0 for that specific session. As per Amazon, this is not possible. Is there any work ...
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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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How to get the best write throughput during a MySQL import with Amazon RDS?

tl;dr - How can we get the maximum EBS throughput for a db.r3.2xlarge instance? We're only seeing about half of what it can supposedly do. Apologies for the long length of this question. We've had ...
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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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PostgreSQL query - works locally but not on AWS RDS

We have a large query that works fine locally but deadlocks on AWS RDS. According to cloudwatch we are not resource bound on CPU, disk or iops and nothing else should be accessing these tables. The ...
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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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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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Postgres: missing disk space after truncate and re-insert

We've got a IP address range dataset stored in a table that was truncated and then re-populated with a slightly modified version of the dataset (almost identical in size). However, after truncating ...
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'Access Denied' in MySQL on AWS RDS

I'm trying to use an ETL (in my current case, the free version of Talend). I've successfully set up a MySQL on Amazon RDS, logged in through the MySQL Workbench for Mac, and uploaded my company's ...
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amazon rds logs all queries

I have enabled slow query log on Amazon RDS with following configuration. long_query_time = 0.5 general_log = 0 log_output = TABLE min_examined_row_limit = 1000 slow_query_log = 1 ...
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MySQL SSL using MariaDB JDBC Driver

We have the following setup: Ec2 instance running a jboss server with mariadb (1.1.7) datasources setup to connect to an rds instance running MySQL 5.6.21. We would like to turn on SSL on for this ...
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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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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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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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MySql Very Slow Writes & Out of memory error

I am having a rds db instance in AWS which is used by Drupal 7 instatllation. I am getting the below error messages in the log: > 130912 11:57:39 [ERROR] /rdsdbbin/mysql/bin/mysqld: Out of memory ...
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Monitor For Disabled Queue On RDS SQL Server

I would like to somehow get notification of a queue being disabled due to poisoned messages. (The issue is occasional resource contention. Until we solve it, monitoring would help us be aware.) In my ...
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Enforce a hard limit on write execution time during Amazon RDS write stalls

I am trying to recover from the situation where Amazon RDS write operations stall (some discussion on why this is here). If I show full processlist, I will see something like this: 318263 myapp1 ...
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Writing audit trail funtionality in postgres, can I use pl/V8 instead of pl/pgSQL?

I'm using postgres 9.4 on Amazon RDS. This the fast and loose "application developer" definition of an audit trail. The audit trail isn't for security nor is it a legal requirement - I don't even ...
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How to backup huge Mysql db containing both InnoDB & MyISAM tables in Aws RDS?

I am running a Mysql RDS with 150GB+ data. The DB size is growing very fast(But normal considering the application's nature) Till now we were having only InnoDB storage engine, so we were using the ...
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Amazon RDS backup space requirements

It's very unclear to me how much space an Amazon RDS DB backup actually needs. The pricing page says: For example, if you have an active DB Instance with 10GB-month of provisioned database ...
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Optimizing MySQL for write throughput ceiling

We have a large MySQL database on AWS RDS, with a huge table around ~1.8TB with massive write workload. We recently hit a write throughput bottleneck, which caps our provisioned IOPS way below the ...
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Import database with views and routines into Amazon RDS

I need to import a collection of MySQL DB's into Amazon RDS without downtime. One can do this by initially setting up the RDS instance as a slave. There is one problem, you're not a super user on RDS ...
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Restoring a DB on an RDS instance from a local file

On one of my AWS instances, I have a .sql file that's a dump from an RDS DB. I would like to use that file to restore the DB on the RDS instance. I tried looking for info on AWS but could not locate ...
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Amazon rds read-replica, use as archive database

I have hosted my database (MySql) on Amazon RDS service and also created read-replica in the same availability zone. I have send my read queries on that read-replica. Now a days my database is become ...
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Will breaking down a bulky insert reduce the number of IOPS on MySQL?

Our RDS instance is setup to handle 1000 Provisioned IOPS. This number is fine for most of the time. But at some point we need to run several insert operations (each inserting 2K records), our IOPS ...
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What does “Latest Restore Time” says in AWS RDS(Mysql) instances page

I have two RDS mysql instances and when I look at the instances page, I have seen a field named "Latest Restore Time" and the value for it is some time stamp in IST time zone. I would like to know ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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RDS MySQL instance swapping lots of temp tables

I have an application that has few concurrent connections but does a lot of uncacheable fulltext searches sorting, limit with offset, etc. I have an xlarge instance with innodb buffer pool size @ 75% ...