InnoDB : MySQL's ACID-compliant Storage Engine

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PostgreSQL 9.1 vs MySQL 5.6 with InnoDB ? Which is better for scaling?

PostgreSQL 9.1 vs MySQL 5.6 with InnoDB. I do know that PostgreSQL offers better SQL features. I am currently using MySQL 5.6 lab release (the one with InnoDb full text search feature)(not in ...
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Mysql: Tell InnoDB to keep a specific table or database out of pool/cache?

I have some tables that are used primarily to keep historical data, or that are only used once a day. I do not want any operations on these tables to disrupt the more important tables present in ...
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Warnings: Why are statements with limit clause unsafe even if there isn't a limit?

I'm a bit irritated because of some warnings in mysql errorlog. Example 1: [Warning] Unsafe statement written to the binary log using statement format since BINLOG_FORMAT = STATEMENT. The statement ...
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Deleting Entries from Table not reducing my DB file

Iam usind INNODB Engine with innodb_table_per_file , so every table has it's own .ibd file instead of ibdata1 file. When i Entered 512 Record in my users table its size get increased to 200kb from 96 ...
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How can I optimize this mySQL table that will need to hold 5+ million rows?

The table has about 12 rows. Indexes: idint(11), Unique, auto-increment, primary ATTACHMENTIDvarchar(14), Unique MLSNUMBERbigint(20) POSITIONint(10) FILETYPEvarchar(32) I'm doing an extended ...
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why/how does the number of matched columns influences the way of excecuting a query

Imagine the following situation: Table A uses MyISAM and contains 4 fields (text) with a combined FULLTEXT-index. FULLTEXT fulltext1 | fulltext2 | fulltext3 | fulltext4 Table B uses InnoDB and ...
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Database Design - Creating Multiple databases to avoid the headache of limit on table size

I need to design database to store information contained in millions of log files generated by devices on trial on network. My first approach was storing all the information in tables contained in a ...
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Why is DELETE so much slower than SELECT, then DELETE by id?

I have a fairly busy InnoDB table (200,000 rows, I guess something like tens of queries per second). Due to a bug I got 14 rows with (the same) invalid email addresses in them and wanted to delete ...
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How to copy a MySQL database which is a mixture of InnoDB and MyISAM to the same server?

Because mysqldump takes forever, we decided to just move around the files. Because the 2 databases are on the same server, a cp will be fast. The problem is, from research, MyISAM is okay with being ...
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MySQL: reducing ibdata file size for MyISAM tables

My Question is actually very similar to this one and also includes a good answer for a case with InnoDB Engine tables: Is there any best way to reduce the size of ibdata in mysql.?, I have noticed ...
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Maximum table size for MySQL database server running on Windows (NTFS) Table type InnoDB

I need to design database to store information contained in millions of log files generated by devices on trial on network. I have designed 5 different tables to store log file information. But, as ...
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Need suggestions for best way to archive MySQL (InnoDB) tables

Problem: I have two fairly large tables. A 'wall' table for messages between users with 9 million rows at 2 GB and a 'chapter' table at 2 million rows and 18 GB. I want to keep the number of active ...
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How to get the most out of MySQL on a QuadCore machine with 16 GB of RAM?

I'm running a MySQL 5.5 server on my workstation for scientific data analysis and wonder how to configure MySQL in order to get the most out of it performance-wise. The types of query that I typically ...
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InnoDB : Deadlock from one reader and one writer

This sort of has me miffed. One query is doing a select that includes a table that is undergoing a heavy UPDATE, but that update takes under 1/2 a second, and there are no other writers to that ...
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InnoDB - High disk write I/O on ibdata1 file and ib_logfile0

Server Specification: VPS with following info model name : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5649 @ 2.53GHz MemTotal: 2058776 kB MemFree: 244436 kB We are running IP.Board from Invision ...
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MySQL: InnoDB keeps crashing - how to recover?

# free -m total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 48289 35288 13000 0 347 30399 -/+ buffers/cache: 4541 43747 ...
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whether a big (but not used) ibdata1 slow anything down

Hi I have an ibdata1 that is around 10 gig. I have gradually migrated to 'file per table' using the innodb_file_per_table=1 option such that there are no big tables in ibdata1 anymore. I recently ...
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Slow-running query on clustered MySQL environment

I've got a very simple query, directly equivalent to SELECT * FROM sometable t WHERE somecol = 'somevalue' ORDER BY createdon DESC LIMIT 0,20000; When I run this query on my non-clustered ...
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Mysql load from infile stuck waiting on hard drive

I've got a windows 7 64 bit machine that I'm using for some load testing of a mysql db. My program uses sqlalchemy to connect and run several load from infile statements on said database. These bulk ...
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Cannot write to mysql database while select query in process

Running Mysql 5.1.57 on InnoDB, and have a database locking issue. I have two separate sessions connected to a single database MySQL. On the first session, I run a long SELECT query (technically a ...
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Should we need to use Barriers on a production database (MySQL/InnoDB)?

Even though we are using a journaling filesystem (EXT3) with barrier enabled, is this still safer and recommended? e.g mount -o barrier=1 /dev/sda /mntpnt Reference: ...
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Move ibdata1, set innodb_data_file_path

I am in a bit of an awkward situation right now. I have a database with a few large InnoDB tables, one of which is about 145 GiB. I have been running a lot of maintenance on this table in particular, ...
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Capabilities of InnoDB INSERT Performance

Hi I am running the most recent version of Percona Server. Server version: 5.5.24-55 Percona Server (GPL), Release 26.0 I have a 10 cpu box of these characteristics. processor : 0 vendor_id ...
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InnoDB vs MyISAM with many indexes

I am not sure if there is a right or wrong answer to this question, as I suppose it severely depends on the situation, but for the sake of a mental exercise, I'll go ahead and ask it anyway: I have a ...
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Converting a large SQL Server database to MySQL. Database corruption? Can't access data after transferring [closed]

I have gigabytes of tabular data stored in a SQL Server database. I've been trying to migrate it to MySQL using the Migration Toolkit from Oracle. I didn't have any mapping errors and fixed all the ...
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Serialized objects vs multiple tables

What would be the best way to store several entries in a database, each containing a list of other entries? An example of this would be a table of receipts, where each receipt has some information ...
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Lock wait timeout exceeded on insert despite low lock_time in the slow query log

Our Java/Spring application reports occasional lock wait timeouts on single record INSERTs to a MySQL 5.5 InnoDB table. Here are a few slow query log records for some of the failed INSERTs. # ...
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How to interpret explain sql?

SELECT DISTINCT TB.ID, TB.Latitude, TB.Longitude, 111151.293413 * SQRT( pow( - 6.185 - TB.Latitude, 2 ) + pow( 106.773 - TB.Longitude, 2 ) * 0.988392289802 ) AS Distance FROM `tablebusiness` AS TB ...
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MySQL insists on trying to use InnoDB even when told not to, please help

We're trying out MySQL 5.5, and have installed it on one of our slave servers as a test run. Our main server is 5.0, and we have zero optimization here for InnoDB, so I want everything to just be ...
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Should I use select count(*) for counting records or having a field like comments_no for tables like post, comments?

In my recent project which is about social networking for an Asian country, I'm in doubt whether I use the below SQL statement for counting records: SELECT COUNT(id) shareLikeNo FROM ...
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Backup and trimming data idea

Our main table, tblLink, will have its primary key as foreign in a few other tables too and one of the tables will be tblMainData which over time will be millions of rows. We would like to maintain ...
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What storage engine should I use for this MySQL table?

I have a table where I store all the urls from my website, and I update them from time to time when a visitor enters. The primary key is the url itself varchar(255). I have set it to use InnoDB but ...
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MySQL transaction size - how big is too big?

I have an import process that runs every so often and I want it to be an 'all or nothing' kind of deal, aka: a transaction. There are many aspects, and the imports may yield anywhere between ...
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Delete by primary key takes too long

What would make a query that deletes a row using the primary key of the table .. take too long ? This is a table with about 1.4M rows that gets .. 70%/30% read/write . I don't know where to look. ...
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MYSQL Slow SELECT with multiple joins and ORDER BY

I have this query SELECT r0_.id AS id0, r0_.deleted_at AS deleted_at1, r0_.updated_at AS updated_at2, r0_.created_at AS created_at3, r0_.is_vehicle_offer AS is_vehicle_offer4, ...
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MySQL 5.5.8 InnoDB Foreign Key, JOIN performance

We are using aws/rds, MySQL 5.5.8. all InnoDB. For performance purposes, we have merged some data-elements into varchar fields; mini-sized int and date type fields; added covering indexes; ...
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Partitioning a table will boost the performance?

I have a very large table approx 28GB and that is continually increasing. I am thinking about partitioning my table. The table is InnoDB and The File Per Table is enabled I have a field name ...
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How do I get spatial index feature if I mainly use innodb?

My current strategy is to create another table in myisam that contains those spacial information. Then if I want to find 20 closest business, I'll just use join. Is this a good idea?
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Can we use innodb to store latitutude and logitude and retrieve 20 closest points well?

I've heard that innodb Why innodb doesn't store geospatial data? store geospatial data but cannot index it. Not really sure what it means. Is it a good idea to ask 20 closest businesses if point ...
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Copying a database for testing in a safe way

For testing purposes I have to create a copy of a production MySQL database that cannot be touched. These are the steps I would follow: Create a reduced size database backup: mysqldump prodDB ...
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What to set innodb_buffer_pool and why..?

I have 170GB of InnoDB index and Data. I have to readjust the innodb_buffer_pool size for better performance.The Max table size of a InnoDB table(Index+data) is 28GB. So what should be the optimal ...
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Are two indexes needed?

Our MySQL database will contain an encyclopedia. The encyclopedia will be shown in pages where every page contains entries starting from a letter. Which indexes should I use? Should I have two ...
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In InnoDB, does a Transaction imply any implicit locking of a table?

The Isolation level is REPEATABLE_READ. The logic is as under: Transaction begins Read data from Table A If (Table A has Any Data) End Transaction and exit If Table A has No Data, Proceed further ...
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mysql wont start after increasing innodb_buffer_pool_size and innodb_log_file_size

I am following this solution here http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3927690/howto-clean-a-mysql-innodb-storage-engine/4056261#comment14041132_4056261 and tried to increase my innodb_buffer_pool_size ...
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What is a database with “.res” in its name?

I'm not that experienced with MySQL and I'm trying to fix some databases. In mysql, a "SHOW DATABASES" shows (among others) the main database "MainDB" and another database "MainDB.res". If I'm trying ...
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Can I safely kill OPTIMIZE TABLE on an InnoDB table?

MySQL's documentation for kill warns: Warning Killing a REPAIR TABLE or OPTIMIZE TABLE operation on a MyISAM table results in a table that is corrupted and unusable. Any reads or writes to ...
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MySQL 1264 warning from libmysql

I'm using the libmysql.dll library to connect to my database from a 3rd party application (metatrader). I managed to connect and things are going almost fine. I use mysql_real_connect and ...
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Tables don't exist after MySQL restart

I recently made changes to optimize performance for InnoDB engine-based DB and soon after when restarting I encounter into the following strange behavior: I have some tables with data in them I made ...
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Need advice for a 'tag' table design

My website has different content types. All content types should be tag-able (except if specified in the model, whatever). I can think of 2 options for my design: 2 tables option : 1 table for the ...
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Log file for mysql

I would like to know where will my error logged for mysql server. As of now I just see one log that is in /var/log/mysqld.log. I saw some have .err files too am I missing something here? What would ...