InnoDB : MySQL's ACID-compliant Storage Engine

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Difference between Handler_write and Innodb_data_writes

Handler write is the number of requests to insert a row in a table. InnoDB data writes is the total number of data writes. Questions are Does inserting a row count as a disk write? If I do an ...
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Lowering MySQL Memory Usage without Restart

We are using Percona Server 5.5.35-rel33.0-611.precise with InnoDB in our production server. Recently Mysql memory went high and it did't drop from there. We are afraid whether it would result in OOM ...
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InnoDB Index Doesn't Fit in Memory

I am using InnoDB tables in my database and total index_size is 250 GB and my data size is 500 GB. Server has 128 GB RAM, and innodb_buffer_pool_size is set to 64 GB. Data size is increasing every day ...
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MYSQL taking 17.5 GB of RAM

This is what top shows how MySQL is taking a large amount of memory. VIRT RES SHR S 3967 mysql 20 0 17.5g 1.4g 7008 S 41.2 2.3 17426:16 mysqld this is ...
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Best way to restore 400GB+ worth of data in MySQL 5.6

So I'm trying to figure what the best/quickest way would be to refresh a massive amount of data. We're wanting to copy 3 months worth of data from a replication server to a QA server for product ...
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Which one to use? InnoDB Replication or MySQL Cluster?

I am building a url shortener and I use InnoDB as the storage engine for link data. I will start with a single VPS containing both application instance and MySQL database instance on the same Virtual ...
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MySQL: Error reading communication packets

I get this warning in mysql, [Warning] Aborted connection 21 to db: 'MyDB' user: 'MyUser' host: 'localhost' (Got an error reading communication packets) I have been through few topics in google ...
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Why would increase in innodb_buffer_pool_size slow down MySQL?

5.1.68-cll - MySQL Community Server on CentOS The system has 32GB of RAM. I increased innodb_buffer_pool_size from 10240M to 15360M (10GB -> 15GB). Time taken for a series of identical operations ...
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InnoDB forum DB design and Composite Primary Key (Cluster Primary Key)

I am designing forum database using InnoDB and got few questions , Could any one please help me to clarify them? Posts and Comments table design below CREATE TABLE `my_posts` ( `forum_id` ...
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MySQL Index Creation Internals

Right now there are two ways to build an index of a table in MySQL: Create the table structure first, then import the data and add indexes later. Create the table structure with indexes and then ...
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MySql Innodb Database Slow INSERT Query to Remote Server

I have searched thoroughly on how to improve general performance of my database which is hosted on Hostgator. I have mostly come across performance tuning strategies which are catered to only local or ...
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Got an error from unknown thread, /pb2/build/sb_0-13157587-1410170252.03/rpm/BUILD/mysql-5.5.40/mysql-5.5.40/storage/myisam/mi_write.c:226

I am using mysql 5.5.40-log and my default storage engine is Innodb, I found this error in my error log "[ERROR] Got an error from unknown thread, ...
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Hyperthreading & MySQL InnoDB Thread Concurrency Performance

I have a dedicated DB Server with the following specs" Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5670 @ 2.93GHz 12 Cores MySQL 5.5.29 64 GB RAM RAID10 We are currently doing Hyperthreading ...
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Optimal engine for small lookup tables in MySQL

I have following question: I am designing web application with several dozens of small lookup tables: These tables usualy contain three columns (ID, Name, Description) and a couple of rows (mostly ...
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Does MySQL InnoDB locks multiple rows with READ_COMMITTED isolation level?

I am in trouble while resolving LOCK WAIT TIMEOUT EXCEED error with MySQL InnoDB. I have gone through this article and it says if we use isolation level READ_COMMITTED then my update query should ...
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insert/update query running slow to specifi tables

I am monitoring MySQL client connections and queries run time. Found some insert/update queries to specific tables are slow than expected. I know the tables which are slow are big in size > 600K, i ...
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MySQL runs out of memory when importing innodb database

I have a small VPS with 512MB RAM and no swap (can't have any). I am importing a 1.5GB innodb database with mysql -u -p < database.sql Before the operation can finish it says : Lost connection ...
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MySQL Entity Relationship Problem - 3-way join table?

This is a db relationship question. I have a scenario which I believe I have come up with a solution - however, I can't be sure it's a manageable one, or even correct. The scenario is as follows: ...
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SQL self join with condition

I have table like: bu_id bu_name parent_id 1 DefaultBU NULL 601 bu1 1 602 bu2 601 603 bu3 NULL 604 bu4 603 I want to retrieve the ...
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Mysql Deadlock on update query on same row

My server is experiencing occasional deadlocks on two update queries on same row both using index (primary key). The conflicting queries are: UPDATE auth_user SET rep_score=185 WHERE ...
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Migrate Jira to MySql - Unknown system variable 'storage_engine'

I'm migrating JIRA in Windows from HSQL to MySQL and I got stuck with the message Unknown system variable 'storage_engine'. Though I created a backup, installed MySQL and copied J connector to libs ...
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How much RAM for a large database on a dedicated MySQL InnoDB server?

Hereunder my hardware config: CPU: 1x Intel Xeon X3470 Quad core @ 2.93GHz RAM: 4x 8GB DDR3 Disks: 2 x SATA 320GB for the system & 4 x SAS 300GB for the DB I've upgraded from 12Gb to 32Gb and ...
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How much data is needed to show MySQL Cluster's performance scaling vs. InnoDB

I am evaluating MySQL Cluster as a possible replacement for an InnoDB schema. So far, I have tested it with 10s of MB of data, and found MySQL Cluster slower than InnoDB; however, I have been told ...
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Blob datatype issue with log file

I am getting continuously below error message in mysqld.log [ERROR] InnoDB: The total blob data length (10152274) is greater than 10% of the redo log file size (3072). Please increase ...
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MySQL: Merge Same Database on Several Location into Single Location

I have registration form, which exactly same for several location. Each of them has REG column, which this field is unique for each row. Basically each data input have different REG number for it, ...
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How to break down a COMMIT transaction?

I suspect the following transaction is blocking a bunch of others in my mysql-5.6.19b.R1 database: ---TRANSACTION 10769842051, ACTIVE (PREPARED) 51 sec flushing log 3 lock struct(s), heap size 360, 1 ...
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How to start mysqld with read-only data directory?

I'm trying to start MariaDB in a docker container, using a data directory from the host mounted read-only. MySQLd is of course shut down on the host. Unfortunately, even with adding the read_only flag ...
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How mysql (innodb) handles auto increment column

I am working on a OLTP environment with multiple parallel write operation. I found this in documentation about auto increment locking but still i am interested to know much about it in details. Can ...
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Clustering MySQL with InnoDB engine

I have a MySQL single server setup with all tables using the InnoDB engine (because I need support for foreign keys). As response times are getting longer, I now believe I need to create a cluster of ...
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Can we restore mysql db without .ibd & .frm files?

I have a data folder and the database folder with .frm & .ibd files is missing, any way to restore the database? Currently the data folder has: ibdata1 ib_logfile0 ib_logfile1
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Error 1067: The process terminated unexpectedly [InnoDB]

I am facing the following error when i try to restart the MySQL service after an unexpected shutdown of the database server last night. Could not start the MySQL service on Local Computer. Error ...
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InnoDB Tablespace critical error in great need of a fix

Link to screenshot : http://www.nouvellesduquartier.com/i/1/p/Munin_%20Critical_MySql_InnoDB_.JPG (The value reported is outside the allowed range - Byte free, free, gauge, warn, critic) Question: ...
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MySQL auto increment column increases after insertion error occurs

I was doing some insertion tests in my database and I realized that when the INSERT statement fails, due error 1452, causes the auto_increment value increase by 1. Even though, there wasn't any row ...
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Duplicating database on the same server without data loss

I want to duplicate an innodb database on my mysql server for testing another version of the software. Using tools for example phpmyadmin reduce the database around 20 MB and a "lot" of rows are ...
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after a crash and disk i/o error, mysql won't start

We had an i/o error (don't know yet why) but we restarted the server, run an fsck and everything seemed to be fixed, the server booted ok, just that mysql doesn't want to start. Nothing works, we have ...
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MySQL: Why statement-based binlog format cannot work with Innodb READ UNCOMMITTED or READ COMMITTED Isolation levels?

In MySQL documentation it's written: If you are using InnoDB tables and the transaction isolation level is READ COMMITTED or READ UNCOMMITTED, only row-based logging can be used. Why ...
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Mysqli prepare error: Unknown storage engine 'InnoDB'

I'm getting this error on my XenForo installation. Server logs show out of memory because of too many php processes opened up which cause mysqld to shutdown. The WordPress installation associated with ...
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MYSQL: How to improve performance of inserting over 1M rows to a table with over 100M indexed rows

I have this mysql table: CREATE TABLE `codes` ( `code` bigint(11) unsigned NOT NULL, `allocation` int(11) NOT NULL DEFAULT '0', `used` tinyint(1) NOT NULL DEFAULT '0', PRIMARY KEY (`code`), ...
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MariaDB is ignoring /etc/my.cnf

The variable I am trying to change is innodb_buffer_pool_size. As you can see below the settings is 512M. But SELECT @@innodb_buffer_pool_size; returns 134217728. When I execute: /usr/libexec/mysqld ...
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what is causing Errors running from Localhost

wp_users: InnoDB: Tablespace is missing for table 'ftbw/wp_users' wp_usermeta: InnoDB: Tablespace is missing for table 'ftbw/wp_usermeta' wp_posts: InnoDB: Tablespace is missing for table ...
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Best configuration for MySQL? InnoDB and MyISAM

I read that InnoDB is supposed to be better at writing into MySQL than MyISAM, however, I'm trying it out, by running 3000 MySQL queries(Inserting rows, 8 Columns + id)... but results haven't turned ...
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Does InnoDB allow adding columns to a table with concurrent READ/WRITE of rows?

I have a large (3M rows) InnoDB table in MySQL 5.6.21 in production and I want to add some columns. From the MySQL Documentation on Overview of Online DDL I understand that, even if this is an ...
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Possible to make MySQL use more than one core?

I've been presented with some dedicated MySQL servers that never use more than a single core. I'm more developer then DBA for MySQL so need some help Setup The servers are quite hefty with an ...
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InnoDB Failure of some kind

I have MySQL 5.5 installed. I tried to install Joolma but it failed. I went into their sql and replace EGNINE=InnoDB with MyISAM and the install worked. InnoDB is listed under SHOW ENGINES; Any idea ...
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where does MySQL store data which is inserted into tables?

I have a small table named animals in database named test: mysql> select * from animals; +----+------------+-----------+ | ID | species | location | +----+------------+-----------+ | 1 | ...
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Innodb buffer pool indexes versus data usage

The server has 128GB of RAM. The innodb_buffer_pool_size is set to 106GB. mysql> show global variables like 'innodb_buffer_pool_size'; +-------------------------+--------------+ | Variable_name ...
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ib_logfile opened with O_SYNC when innodb_flush_method=O_DSYNC

mysql will open and flush data/log files as below when innodb_flush_method=O_DSYNC Open log Flush log Open datafile Flush data O_SYNC NONE NONE fsync () ...
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InnoDB internals - checkpoint, LSN, dirty pages

I'm looking into InnoDB internals regarding buffer pool, checkpoint and dirtypage. However there isn't enough information to answer my question. When I run show global status, I can get ...
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Difference between On Delete Cascade & On Update Cascade in mysql

I have two tables in MySQL database- parent, child. I'm trying to add foreign key references to my child table based on the parent table. Is there any significant difference between ON UPDATE CASCADE ...
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MySql InnoDB tables are missing after restarting

I had a MySql database with a few InnoDB tables. After restarting the server, and starting MySql Server again, I connected to the MySql Server using MySql Workbench, and couldn't see the database at ...