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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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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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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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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 - 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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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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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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'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 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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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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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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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 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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Amazon rds lock wait timeout after restart

I have bunch of rails application servers which run a particular update query on every pageload on centralised amazon rds mysql (v5.1.63). Recently due to heavy load rds instance got restarted and ...
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Having trouble connecting tungsten replicator from EC2 to RDS

I am testing using Tungsten Replicator to help migrate large databases to RDS. I have no trouble setting up the service on the EC2 "master". I am using a second EC2 instance as a kind of relay server ...
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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% ...