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Cannot install Postgres 9.3 on Linux Mint

I am trying to install Postgres 9.3.4 on Linux Mint 16 Petra. In a terminal window, I pasted: blah ~ $ sudo apt-get install postgresql-9.3 The following appeared on the console… Reading package ...
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MongoDB on Raspberry Pi --dbpath not setting

I installed MongoDB using this tutorial. I have tried to set --dbpath in /etc/mongodb.conf like this: dbpath=/path/that/iwant #where to log logpath=/var/log/mongodb/mongodb.log logappend=true ...
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MySQL ran out of space, now won't start

So the partition MySQL was mounted on ran out of space. As a quick fix, I decided to move mysql's data directory to /home/minecraft/mysql/. I then changed the datadir in the config to the correcy ...
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Unable to Start PostgreSQL. kernel's SHMMAX parameter exceeded you limit

When I am trying to start my PostgreSQL I get the following error in the Postgresql.log file: FATAL: could not create shared memory segment: Invalid argument DETAIL: Failed system call was ...
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Make Oracle backup files available for duplicate

I have a Red Hat Enterprise Linux server with Oracle 10.2.0.5 and a database on it (SID is TNATEST). I have a remote CentOS server with Oracle 10.2.0.5 on it that I want to duplicate TNATEST to. The ...
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MySQL - prevent OS cache for query

On high load production server I have many sql selects which are unique or re-use will be in hours. I use SQL_NO_CACHE but this queries are still cached with OS cache. Server have 64G ram and used ram ...
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Can I set a lower_case_table_names value for a specific database?

I'm running a MySQL 5.5 on Linux (Debian 7) with several databases. I need to import a database originally maintained in Windows MySQL using sqldump. My issue is that this database is used by a ...
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Why Can't I find my databases from Mysql on linux?

I'm new to linux. I cannot get a list of my databases by typing SHOW DATABASES on the MySQL shell. Though this MySQL program is aware of the MySQL datadir because it is listed when I type SHOW ...
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Postgres memory usage too low

I have a 400GB Postgres 9.3.4 DB running on Fedora20, and a few indices per table. I have upped shared buffers to 4GB (the system has 16GB available), set shm in the kernel and set the ...
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Using environment variables in data pump query

I have been trying to use data pump (expdp and impdp) in order to retrieve some data from a database to import it into another. I am using the expdp using the table and the query parameters in order ...
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MySQL/MariaDB CLI limits max password?

I've got strange problem - my MariaDB instance CLI (Linux) does enforce limit on how long password can be. For example, setting password like this UPDATE mysql.user SET ...
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mysqlcheck -o --all-databases does not finish

I have a problem with my MySQL Databaseserver. I have many tables and there is quite some traffic going on there (around 4 connections per second). Since the phpMyAdmin advised me to do a OPTIMIZE ...
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Does a MyISAM table locks if I copy it while MySQL is running? (READ DISCLAIMER)

DISCLAIMER: I'm very aware this is not supposed to be done, but time consistency between tables aren't a concert here and Im trying whatever pops in my mind right now to have alternatives for ...
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Can CPU cores be separated for MySQL?

Is it possible to separate CPU cores in Mysql? I understand it is possible for Memory as we can tune it in innodb_buffer_pool_size or innodb_additional_mem_pool_size. How about CPU cores in ...
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Linux command to kill all MySQL sessions from a specific User?

How can i kill all sessions from a user in mysql using a linux command line command? I have a user that is using all on my database connections and insted of killing one by one i want to make a ...
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Move Complete ORACLE from one system to another

I have 2 identical server with exact disk partitions (OS CENTOS 6.4 both ) [My college central oracle server]. Entire ORACLE HOME ( bin , control files, data files everything on oracle) is on 2nd ...
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MariaDB : Larger innodb_buffer_pool_size causing SQL updates to be slower

Has anyone here encountered such scenario before where and update statement took longer time to run when innodb_buffer_pool_size is bigger. I've run a few tests using the same statements on around ...
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How to use Oracle Installation Prerequisites on Redhat Linux 6.5?

Today I get error below when install Oracle 11gR2 on Redhat Linux 6.5. I follow instruction in this link: http://public-yum.oracle.com/ After I call this command: # yum install ...
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Trouble with installing additional modules on Postgresql 9.1 on ALT-Linux

I'm trying to create extension under postgresql 9.1 (Linux): CREATE EXTENSION pg_trgm; but got error: ERROR: could not open extension control file "/usr/share/pgsql/extension/pg_trgm.control": No ...
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I'm trying to run an oracle database in virtual box under oracle linux

I'm trying to run a oracle DB in VirtualBox and access it from my host mac OSX , i am using port forwarding to access my guest, I can telnet my guest on the port, however when i try to connect from ...
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MySQL: Moving Database from Windows to Linux

I have a Windows based dedicated server have below configuration: Windows edition: Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Service Pack 1 Processor: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5460 @3.16GHZ 3.16 GHZ (2 ...
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Heartbeat Options with MySQL and Possibilities

I would like to understand if the following scenarios are possible in Heartbeat in Linux. Setup: Two Database Servers running Mysql in Active/Passive mode in replication mode having Heartbeat setup ...
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ORACLE Shifting from from one version to another

I have RHEL5 server with Oracle Home actual location is SAN, which is mounted on this server. Now for few Reasons I have one more Server with RHEL 6 64Bit. I will map those storage LUNS there, What ...
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MySQL import low use of resources

I'm importing a largish DB into MySQL (20tables of ~25mill records). As expected this is taking a long time, but I'm curious as to why the process is running using only 0.000 to 0.700 %CPU and 0.87 ...
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How can I create DB2 objects with Linux SUDOer authority?

All, I am relatively new to Red hat linux and I have SUDOer authority but unable to create DB2 database or other objects. How can I accomplish this task? Please give examples. Also, is there any ...
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Couldn't connect to databasee

I have a dedicated webserver and a dedicated database server Often , i got errors connecting to database server couldn't connect to database Here is my current /etc/my.cnf configuration file ...
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how make mysql table name case insensitive in ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and Mysql 5.6 and I know Database Name and Table Name are case sensitive in Ubuntu(some *nix) environment. Now i want mysql should work for as case insensitive. Is it possible. ...
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Probable database replication issue in LAMP setup with Master/Master MySQL replication

I have been facing issues in my high availability failover (on WAN links) LAMP setup hosting a Drupal CMS based site, approximately after every 2 months both servers suddenly stop responding to http ...
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What is the “Other” Memory Pool in DB2 LUW?

I have a Memory Pool consuming the better part of my server's memory, but I can't seem to find any proper documentation on what this Memory Pool actually is for. What is the "Other" Memory Pool in ...
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Oracle silent install on Redhat Linux (The Global database name was left blank.)

I am installing Oracle 11g in silent mode using the response file that is in the database/response directory. It is three response files in that directory(i.e. dbca.rsp, db_install.rsp and netca.rsp). ...
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How to set selinux permission for non-standard mysql bin log path?

By default, mysql bin log works in folder /var/log/mysql. but moving to any other share such /mylogs/mysql gives permission error. Below is the exact message: usr/sbin/mysqld: File ...
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Reset of root password not working?

Our previous DBA left and didn't note the root password down, and I've been pressganged into doing part of his job until we can hire someone. So I create a file : /root/mysql.password Inside that ...
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Does using noatime on modern Linux make sense?

Starting from version 2.6.30 (which was released 5 years ago), Linux has the option relatime enabled by default. It means updates of file access time are very infrequent and prudent. But I still see ...
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Huge load on CPU because of mysql process

I am getting a huge load on my linux servers because of this query. CPU is on 500% load & this query is causing load. /usr/sbin/mysqld --basedir=/usr --datadir=/var/lib/mysql ...
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MySQL gets slow in Linux server

I'm using a jdbc connection to connect a vaadin application to a MySQL database. It works fine, but after a couple of uses it gets really slow, and even freezes the application to a point I have to ...
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Counting postgres open connections without SQL query or connecting to postgres itself

For a monitoring script I need to count the number of open connections to a postgres database. This is done easily enough by opening up a client connection and running a count on the pg_stat_activity ...
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Please tell me my data isn't gone… lie to me even

In a moment of ignorance I setup my webserver to auto backup all data to another machine. not a problem except I just mearly cp -R /var/lib/mysql so all I ended up getting was hundreds and hundreds ...
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sqlldr: command not found

I have a script which has this command 'sqlldr' which gives me the error sqlldr: command not found when I run this script. I googled and found that people say that this command should be there in my ...
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Mysql error 28 no space left on the device

I keep running in to the same problem with mysql with error code 28 which means there is not enough space left on the device. Now the weird part is that there is enough space, here are some tips i ...
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How to check last applied archive file at stand by database?

I would like to know the last sequence# of archive file applied on stand by database, to automate the process of removing of archive files at the primary to avoid the file system reaching 100%. This ...
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Poor SQL performance with raid10

Maybe I'll try my luck here. Server Fault site was quite hostile for non-professional server user. I recently bought HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 v2 server with 8G's RAM and 4 HP 1TB 6G 7.2k rpm SATA ...
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Can I execute an external process via MySQL on table change?

When using triggers, if an update is done to a table then a trigger is executed. This is very convenient. But what I would need is to execute an external script. Is it possible to configure MySQL ...
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Postgres Backup on linux server [closed]

I am trying to take backup of postgres from InstallAnyWhere which is installer for linux and windows machine. I am calling pg_dump from Java process builder as command line below cmdLine: ...
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mysql multi threading for a single query

I have big db of size 8GB and having 9 million contacts in this db. When we try to retrieve all contacts, it takes nearly 1 or 2 hour (in some cases result in timeout) to retreive all contacts for the ...
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PostgreSQL - pgAdmin error creating a server

I have the latest versions of PostgreSQL and its GUI-frontend, pgAdmin, installed. When I try to register a new server a fatal error appears when pgAdmin tries to connect to the newly created server - ...
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Why its failed on linux server?

I tried to mark disk and got Fail!!! [root@oradbserver3 Server]# /etc/init.d/oracleasm createdisk DISK1 /dev/sda2 Marking disk "DISK1" as an ASM disk: [FAILED]
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web interface port for oracle 11g

I am running a fresh Oracle 11g installation created on lunix redhat 5, but I forget the web interface port, I have already tried this https:// localhost:5500/em/ but did'nt work. any help will be ...
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Kerne module for Oracle 11gR2 RAC on Linux

As per Oracle, it requires three Linux packages to run ASMLib: oracleasm - kernel module oracleasmlib-2.0 - ASMLib libraries oracleasm-support-2.0 - Admin for ASMLib This library versions are OS ...
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How do I save file data to my newly mounted SSD in mysql innodb continually?

I've recently mounted a new SSD since my disk's empty space had less than 10% (mysql unbuntu linux) and this is what I did in my.cnf file to save data to my new path: innodb_buffer_pool_size=2G ...
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MySQL Service is not starting on linux

I am having a problem with my database it does not want to start :( the server is running on linux centos 6.2 it was working until I emptied the logs I don't know if this have anything to do with ...