InnoDB : MySQL's ACID-compliant Storage Engine

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Mariadb support rtree index on innodb soon?

I was looking through mariadb bug list online (https://mariadb.atlassian.net/secure/RapidBoard.jspa?rapidView=24&projectKey=MDEV), but I am unfamiliar with JIRA so I am not sure exactly what I am ...
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Which is faster, InnoDB or MyISAM?

How can MyISAM be "faster" than InnoDB if MyISAM needs to do disk reads for the data? InnoDB uses the buffer pool for indexes and data, and MyISAM just for the index?
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Verify mysqldump backup is corruption free

We've got a cron task backing up our Database using mysqldump - my main concern is corruption, short of manually importing and checking the backups each time whats the best way to check / verify a ...
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How important is InnoDB versus MyISAM? [duplicate]

Does it really matter if the default storage engine is InnoDB? My default storage engine is MyISAM
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MySQL Crashing every few days

Our website hasn't launched yet so we're gaining little to no traffic at the moment. For some strange reason MySQL seems to crash every 2-3 days unexpectedly. Here's the SQL log of the crash ...
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Mysql slowly uses memory until it starts to use swap

I am running a 1gb of RAM rackspace database server. For some reason in about 2 days the memory usage goes from using very little swap, to using 100mb. If I don't restart sql it will keep using more ...
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Are TEXT fields stored separately from the row in MySQL-ISAM?

We have a "notes" table and some of the queries are getting very slow even though we're not searching on the note contents. We're wondering if moving the note content into a separate table would speed ...
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Innobackupex apply-log should be done before emergency restore or after each backup?

Basically Percona Innobackupex consist with three steps: 1. Backup 2. Apply log 3. Copy back restore during emergency My question: When should I do apply log? Is it after each backup or before ...
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Hash index for InnoDB

I saw a database schema that looked like this CREATE TABLE foo ( name_hash bigint, name varachar(500), a varchar(500), b varchar(500), ... PRIMARY KEY (name_hash), KEY ... ...
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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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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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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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Why does TokuDB say to remove innodb_buffer_pool_%?

The TokuDB quick start guide says "After converting your tables to TokuDB, you should comment out the global options related to memory caches (ie: innodb_buffer_pool%)." If TokuDB supports both ...
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Completely removing InnoDb tables

To cut a long story short, I deleted several .idb files and then tried to re-import them from a .sql file. I'd imagine there is some relic of the old tables somewhere. Does anyone know what to remove ...
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MySQL Database Keeps Crashing

Our mysql instance is keep crashing after every 5-10 minutes very frequently. We have around 600 databases on that instance. I think 600 is not a big number of databases given the size of databases ...
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Optimize slave .ibd tables, where slave has innodb_file_per_table and master does not

We are trying to reclaim file space on our replication server. The space we want to reduce are .ibd files on the slave. We have a simple Master -> Slave (read only) replication setup, for some reason, ...
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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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Index pages in innodb file when innodb_file_per_table = ON

I have MySQL 5.5, and innodb_file_per_table was always in config file. After some time of using MySQL DB was produced big ibdata1 file, but i don't know how explain why this file is so big, i try to ...
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InnodDB - is a long running SELECT query when command is “Creating Sort Index” a likely cause of “Lock wait timeout exceeded”

I'm having recurring problems with lock wait timeout errors. These persist and build up until the database drops connections with "Too many connections". It has so far happened when I have been away ...
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Reclaim disk space after dropping table(innodb_file_per_table = ON), strange scenario

I know it is often asking question. But I can't find answer for my scenario with specific condition. We use MySQL 5.5 We have always(I am sure) innodb_file_per_table = ON option in our mysql ...
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Revoke write privileges vs setting database to readonly

I am planning to do a database migration to a new server. During the transition stage, I do not want Apache user to be able to write anything to the database. I have two options. Revoke write ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Are these slow query and locks make database server get high load sys CPU two times in a week?

As title I mention, my database server sometime get high sys CPU. I do some troubleshooting I am possible. We built database using mariadb galera. We use two nodes(db1, db2) + one garbd. When db2 ...
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Mysql causing high load average with large amount of server resources left

I've have 2 servers running a application and the server that runs the mysql sgbd is with the load average around 3 times more than the webserver. I think that is something wrong because i have a lot ...