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What AWS instance to choose for write-heavy PostgreSQL database server

We are now having problems trouble to tackle the intensive traffic to our servers during peak hours; see this related question on tuning the DB. At the moment we are using a smaller cloud service for ...
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MySQL on RDS, data transfer from one instance to another as a production job

I have a MySQL RDS instance ("production") from which I need to copy incremental data to another MySQL RDS instance ("reporting"). “Incremental data” being the new rows in certain tables. Currently ...
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Is it possible to Clone a RedShift Database?

For some test and development work we would like the ability to routinely clone existing RedShift databases (all schema and all data). Something like a backup-restore. The best I can find starts by ...
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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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How to configure replication from PostgreSQL (RDS) to vanilla PostgreSQL?

I have an Amazon RDS Postgres DB and I created a "replicator" user and granted it the "replication" privilege. db=> create role replicator login password 'something'; CREATE ROLE db=> alter ...
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Migrating development and production databases to AWS

After careful thinking and asking on meta.stackoverflow, I'm posting this question on the DBA site. If anyone thinks this question should be on serverfault or any other site, feel free to close and ...
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How to solve MySQL “The table is full” error 1114 with Amazon RDS?

I am trying to add a new column in a table and the query giving me this error 1114. My RDS instance size is small. 1.7 GB memory, 1 ECU (1 virtual core with 1 ECU) Table i am trying to modify is ...
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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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Active/ Active SQL Server Clustering on AWS

I need to design and implement a highly available SQL Server 2012 clustering on Amazon AWS. In the white paper presented by Amazon, they provided an example of Active/ Passive SQL Cluster. Do you know ...
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Postgres Plus Cloud Database on AWS for write heavy social game?

I'm one of four founders of a big social gaming iPhone app in Sweden. We now suffer from severe database server issues so I'm turning to you guys to get some help. First of all, let me get this out ...
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Frequent MySQL table corruptions and instability

The database I'm working on is having frequent issues. Almost every day there is a problem. Things like tables crashing or becoming corrupt. So far, they've been repairable in one way or ...
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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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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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Managing code and deployments to Amazon Redshift

I am finding it difficult to manage and deploy schema changes to my Amazon Redshift database. Ideally, I would like is to have the code for my database under source control and use a schema ...
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Creating mongo 3 node replica set on ec2 problems

I'm trying to create a 3 node cluster of mongo replicas on ec2 instances, with internal ips 10.168.xxx.xxx, 10.166.xxx.xxx and 10.188.xxx.xxx, my config file is: dbpath = /home/ubuntu/mongo-data/ ...
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How to have remote standby PostgreSQL server in different location (AWS)?

We have a primary PostgreSQL 9.4 server running multiple instances in our DC. It is using Continuous Archiving via WAL-E out to AWS S3. I would like to have a hot/warm standby server in our VPC within ...
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Amazon RDS t2.small as a production server

I currently have a m3.medium as production PostgreSQL server but I want to move it to RDS with the Multi-AZ feature. Since the CPU usage of our current server is never higher than 5% and the RAM ...
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Why use RDS over EC2 for Postgres?

I have a database currently running on EC2. As I have to move it to a bigger machine the question of using RDS came up. Pricing: I can get an EC2 c3.large instance with two SSDs (16GB each), two ...
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Sharded MongoDB backup solution

I am looking for a way that I can backup my 12 MongoDB shards into a single server. Disk space is not an issue but getting the backups to be on a single node would be the best. I am not sure if there ...
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Using AWS DynamoDB Geospatial index with Python

Amazon's AWS DynamoDB features Geospatial Indexing, which facilitates geo queries: Query Support: Box queries return items that fall within a pair of geo points that define a rectangle as ...
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Improving concurrency in MongoDB via sharding

Our current setup: Cluster of ~500 ec2 c1.xLarge worker nodes with 8 threads on each running scientific simulations Results temporarily stored at runtime on each worker node's local MongoDB, using ...
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SQL Server Multi Tenancy Setup

What is the best way to use Multi Tenant Database Architecture when all of the "Tenants" will be from the same company? We are going to be using AWS and SQL Server for our backend system. We ...
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MongoDB C# driver fails to reconnect after stepDown

I have an Elastic Beanstalk environment in AWS that constantly verifies the DB is accessible by querying the mongos for one document. We only speak to the DB routers and not to specific instances. ...
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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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MySQL Server hitting 100% unexpectedly (Amazon AWS RDS)

We've been struggling with this issue for months. This week we upped our RDS instance to the highest performing instance and although the occurrences have reduced, we're still seeing our database ...
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How do I know if a AWS Server instance has license SQL Server Standard or SQL Server Web?

I'm looking my AWS billing and this doubt has come up. How do I know if a specific instance is running SQL Server 2008-R2 Standard or SQL Server Web? (using the AWS Console or SQL Server Management ...
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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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PostgreSQL 9.2 EBS Snapshot on AWS

I found this post here back from 2011, and wanted to verify that it's still valid and good advice to take a hot snapshot of an ebs volume (PostgreSQL still running) so long as you're snapping all of ...
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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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SQL Server 2012 CPU usage spikes to 100%

I am using SQL Server 2014 in AWS and the AWS image configuration is 4 cores and 16GB RAM(m3.xlarge). I am running the following simple query, SELECT * FROM user_table WHERE user_id = '10' ...
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RDS MySQL instance is unavailable, probably during binlog rotation

One of my customers uses a few EC2 linuxes with PHP application, connected to a standalone MySQL RDS. He reported application outage. During my investigation I found that this outage happened ...
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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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High MySQL CPU usage, queries seem fine, not running ntp

I've had about 48 hours of extremely high CPU usage on my main MySQL database for no apparent reason. I realize this question is quite similar to the one posed here: High CPU usage from MySQL with no ...
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Can't connect to EC2 Postgresql instance unless I change the default port 5432 [closed]

I just created a brand new EC2 instance with a default security group allowing All Traffic from Anywhere. My listen_address is set to * I can SSH to it but I can't connect to the pgsql instance ...
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Replication Lag on Postgres AWS RDS Service

We have a single master/single streaming replica Postgres 9.3 db on AWS. The load is not terribly high - this is a development/staging environment. (The production shows similar metrics). Point is the ...
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PostgreSQL continuous archiving - use snapshot for base backup on AWS?

I'm new to AWS and PostgreSQL admin and have been poring over the docs trying to come up with a good backup strategy for a fairly simple setup. I have a single Amazon Web Services EC2 instance that ...
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Migrating a database from SQL Server 2012 to the cloud [closed]

I have a sample SQL Server database which is running on my computer. I have a cloud database account on AWS (free account). I want to migrate the database, with all tables, to the cloud. How can I do ...
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How do I recreate a table that was deleted during an ALTER statement (errno: -1)?

For the third time in the past 2-3 weeks I've gotten the following message during an ALTER statement: Error 2013: Lost connection to MySQL server during query SQL Statement: ALTER TABLE ...
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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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Table JOIN and CREATE new table extremely slow

I'm using something like this to create a new table: CREATE TABLE result AS (SELECT calls.*, targ_with_planned_calls.* FROM calls INNER JOIN planned ON calls.first_id = ...
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Does AWS Aurora suffer from the same limitations that MySQL suffer from? [closed]

Specifically, MySQL has a limitations max row size as 64kB. I would like to know if Amazon Aurora, which is supposedly a drop in replacement for MySQL suffer the same limitation.
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Increase SQL Server Performance

I have a fairly simple SQL Server 2014 Standard database with one main table. Here's the workload: I insert a row, do a few updates to it (up to 5 updates), and move on. I always update recent rows. ...
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PostgreSQL 9.3: pg_dump fails due to tiger.direction_lookup

I am trying to dump the schema from one of my PostgreSQL 9.3+PostGIS databases: /usr/lib/postgresql/9.3/bin/pg_dump --schema-only -h stg-db.....rds.amazonaws.com ...
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SQL Server replication service in Amazon RDS

I have a local infrastructure with multiple SQL Servers. Some of the servers have replications services to copy some data to a master database. Is it possible to have the replication services to work ...
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MongoDB: Server sockets closed after a few minutes

I am working with multiple AWS intances connected to the same mongo database (inside Compose.io Elastic deployment) but I keep getting the error server <url>:<port> sockets closed after a ...
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MySQL / DRBD / Pacemaker on EC2

I am trying to setup DRBD/MySQL/Corosync/Pacemaker on AWS EC2 instances, though I am not sure if it will work since how to integrate VIP is a problem for me. Anyone have any thoughts on what to do ? ...
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What options exist for replicating SQL Server over the public internet

Specifically, I'd like to set up a reporting copy of a SQL Server 2012 transactional database. This primary runs in a managed services provider, and I want a copy in an AWS EC2 SQL Server instance. ...
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Spreading out iops use at Aws

Is there a way to store event info, such as those triggered by a listened to Dom event, and feed that info into a database at a specific rate? Using Aws databases usually means provisioning a set ...
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AWS RDS query running extremely slowly

I am testing out AWS RDS to replace a local DB and in general I am finding the latency etc acceptable for most of our use-cases. There is one particular query that we run manually (i.e. in SQL Server ...
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EC2 and setting up MYSQL Replication

my database size is very big around 100gb and when I restore it takes 3 days to restore. I am using amazon ec2. My question is I want to setup a new slave to MYSQL master, can I take a snapshot of ...