MariaDB is an open source RDBMS that is designed to be a "drop-in" replacement for MySQL.

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Threads_cached 0 while thread_cache_size > 0

I'm trying to little bit understand with some MySQL (in my case - MariaDB) performance. One point I found - "threads caching". So - I set: thread_cache_size = 4 in my.cnf and restart server. In ...
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How to force MySQL/MariaDB to show numbers in scientific notation?

I have a local MariaDB server 5.5.37 where I have some numeric data in it stored as DOUBLE. I need to perform some queries on this data (things like AVG(...) or STD(...)), and I also have a MySQL ...
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MHA configuration problem with MariaDB10

I am using MHA (MySQL Master High Availability) over a MySQL/MariaDB master-slaves pool. Here is my setup : master1(10.0.0.1:3306) (current master) MySQL 5.1 (log-bin:enabled) ...
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MRG_MyISAM with myisampack tables blocking inserts

I'm using INSERT_METHOD=FIRST and compressing all tables that are members of the union but when I try to insert into the MRG_MyISAM table it tries to insert into the second one (instead of the first). ...
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Best backup strategy for MySQL (MariaDB) replication set

My main concern is getting a proper backup, even more so than a temporary outage. The data is golden. I've been doing reading through the documentation and a lot of the backup strategies seem to be. ...
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mariadb 5.5.36 with innodb plugin

I installed mariadb 5.5.36 on a win32 system. Everything runs fine except innodb requests are 2 x slower than an identical MySQL installation. So I want to switch back to original innodb plugin to ...
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Connecting to a MySQL database on Mac from a VMWare fusion Virtual Machine

I have MariaDB (5.5.34-MariaDB) installed on a Mac (OS 10.8.5) I can connect to the database fine locally (127.0.0.1) on port 3306. But when I try to connect to the database from windows 7 64bit ...
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MariaDB Galera Cluster Replication error, no state received?

I have a very minimal, fresh out of the box setup for MariaDB with Galera clustering. My master node of the cluster is able to run, and is reporting that there is only one node attached to the ...
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how to import mysql system “mysql” database [closed]

This question might be already answered but it's almost impossible to google it. When I perform full backup of mysql server using mysqldump --all-databases then reinstall it from scratch I want to ...
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Avoiding performance hit from GROUP BY during FULLTEXT search?

Is there any clever way to avoid the performance hit from using group by during fulltext search? SELECT p.topic_id, min(p.post_id) FROM forum_posts AS p WHERE MATCH (p.post_text) AGAINST ('baby ...
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MariaDB allowing select only user to create databases

I'm baffled. I have a select only user, but somehow, the user can create a new database, and create table inside the new database. It can't create tables inside other db. It's really odd. This is ...
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Galera Cluster with MariaDB 10 and asynchronous slave

So, as it's easier to understand what I'm trying to accomplish with a picture. Here's a picture: I'm really not an expert in database administration, so please be patient. I am working on a setup ...
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MySQL (or MariaDB) multi-master without MMM

I've been reading blogs on MySQL multi-master setup. The way I've used MySQL replication in the past was master-slave where if the master died (or was being taken down for maintenance) we would shut ...
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Mariadb new features vs PostgreSQL? [closed]

Mariadb 10 offer lot of new features. ( https://mariadb.com/products/mariadb/mariadb-vs-mysql) . I want to know, with these new features, will PostgreSQL would be a better solution for newly starting ...
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MySQL Workbench Cannot start SSH tunnel manager

I don't know why this error is happening when I try to connect by MySQL Workbench. Cannot start SSH tunnel manager. I'm using slackware 14.1 and installed all dependencies. I already installed the ...
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MariaDB Cluster - data consistency for updates and auto_increment

I have two different MariaDB servers and plan to merge data into one database and create MariaDB Cluster with 3 nodes. I read about Galera and multi-master replication - which MariaDB Cluster use and ...
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Any way to speed up my queries in MariaDB with tables less than a 4 GB in size?

I'm doing some text mining work and a bit frustrated that queries are taking 6 to 10 minutes to run. My workstation has a 3.5ghz Xeon, 32GB of RAM, and 2 SSD as RAID 0. Is it possible to do ...
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MariaDB Galera Cluster

I have two mariadb servers in cluster that is working galera and xtradb. it is my primary server configuration: [mysqld] datadir=/var/lib/mysql query_cache_size=0 binlog_format=ROW ...
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MariaDB: Created_tmp_disk_tables high after start

today i looked in the status of my MySQL server which is based on MariaDB and i noticed that Created_tmp_disk_tables is very high (over 168k). I think this is the reason for my high I/O usage. I try ...
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Count/Statistic for number of SHOW INDEX queries in MySQL/MariaDB 5.5 [closed]

We have a lot of SHOW INDEX FROM queries coming from our ORM layer. Usually there is a mechanism to prevent this but it doesn't seem to work at the moment. To better analyze the problem it would be ...
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Best Indexing Strategy for Query with Equality[A], Range[B], Group By[C], AND Order By[count(P)]

I have a poorly performing query: SELECT user_id, count(item_id) as count FROM table items WHERE category = 'magazine' AND created_at > 1384754400 GROUP BY user_id ORDER BY count(item_id) desc ...
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mysql/mariadb: ifnull changes collation

It seems that 'ifnull' changes the default collation that is set to be used. I have tried on both mysql and mariadb: Server version: 5.5.34-MariaDB-1~precise-log mariadb.org binary distribution ...
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Setting default CHARSET and DB Engine

I recently updated my server's database system from MySQL to MariaDB. After update, everything works well. But, when I went to phpMyAdmin, the default charset and types are changed: At the end of ...
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Best practice for upgrading mysql on a master-master setup

Anyone have experience upgrading a master-master setup of Mysql 5.1 to a release version of Mysql while trying to keep at least one server online (in my case we are upgrading to MariaDB 5.5).
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MariaDB CUstom Functions

In MySQL, I wrote functions in C++, compiled them as .so, and added them to MySQL. I am trying to find a website that shows an example for doing the same in MariaDB. I cannot find any instructions, ...
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How do I safely import MySQL data in a directory to a running MariaDB server?

We're integrating another office into ours. That includes some of their data. I have a new installed MariaDB 5.5 server. The data dir = /home/data/MariaDB. I've done a new/fresh install into that ...
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Why InnoDB ALTER TABLE is so slow? [closed]

The machine has a 4-core hyper-threaded Intel i7 670 @ 2.8GHz, 16G RAM, 8G of which is InnoDB buffer pool. The database resides on Intel SSD disk. DBMS is MariaDB 5.5.30 x64 running under Windows ...
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Install MariaDB without password prompt in Ubuntu

I need to install MariaDB server in Ubuntu without password prompt. For this purpose, I execute the following commands, but it doesn't gave me any progress. It again shows password prompt. I used the ...
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Does MariaDB-Galera Cluster support LAST_INSERT_ID and mysql_info?

As far as I understand, Galera does not support table locking, but what information can be retrieved about the last query? LOCK/UNLOCK TABLES cannot be supported in master-master replication. Lock ...
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Daily and Differential Backups [closed]

Is there a program with which I can create daily MySQL, PostgreSQL and MariaDB backups with these requirements: The first time, make a full backup. The second time, only the changes since the last ...
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MySQL - Autoincrement does not increment sequentally if last row was deleted

I have a table which contains an auto incremented primary key id. If I delete the last row (highest id, for exampe id = 6) and insert a new row, the new id starts at 7. Which paramater I have to ...
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Is it safe to copy DB files directly from an LVM snapshot?

I saw two different approaches for backing up database with LVM snapshot. This article suggests spawning another MySQL instance to do an SQL dump. MYSQL Performance Blog suggests that it is safe to ...
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What is the best choice for MySQL high availability (zero downtime)? [closed]

As I know there are many solutions for MySQL HA, but most of them are congenitally not zero downtime solution, like MHA, AWS RDS... That said, if zero downtime is "must have", the only choice is ...
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MariaDB header error

I had a MySQL server on my Ubuntu dev box (I use a tutorial "how to install a lamp on ubuntu" type of article) and I decided to install mariadb. So I uninstall mysql and install mariadb. ~$ mysql ...
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Using Galera for simple master-master replication

I was reading the documentation and it specifically mentions that a Galera DB cluster must have at least three nodes to achieve Quorum, although our current setup is working with two. I am tasked ...
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MySQL pivot table via a view

Suppose the following schema CREATE TABLE `log_apache` ( `date` datetime NOT NULL, `count` int(10) unsigned NOT NULL, `input` bigint(20) unsigned NOT NULL, `output` bigint(20) unsigned NOT ...
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Optimize query with indexes

The following query is looking for all towns that are between 5 and 10 kilometers from a hard-coded latitude/logitude (=another town actually). I have 37010 towns. I'm using Symfony 2 which "creates" ...
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Install MariaDB and MySQL in CentOS 6 32bit in same server

I'm trying to install MariaDB with MySQL in the same server but got this errors: Setting up Install Process Resolving Dependencies --> Running transaction check ---> Package MariaDB-client.i686 ...
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Which is faster among MySQL Community Server, Percona and MariaDB [closed]

I have a small setup of MySQL Community Server version 5.6 running on KVM based VPS. 4 CPU cores are available and total memory is limited to 1GB. I use MyISAM tables mainly for Wordpress and few ...
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UTF8 vs ASCII or custom binary format: high-performance optimization on very big tables

The summary of my question is whether there are advantages, even if minimal, to use ASCII, or even a smaller format designed yet created specifically for the situation, instead of UTF-8 for strings. ...
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In which situations is TokuDB higher performance? [on hold]

I noticed that WordPress runs quite a bit faster when I use XtraDB (MariaDB's InnoDB replacement) instead of TokuDB. This is strange, because TokuDB is advertised as being 20x faster. However, I ...
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Correct place to put very large text field for mysql/mariadb

I have an app where a queue is being processed, Each time an entry is processed the result is stuck in a separate table. The queue table gets inserts and updates, the result table inserts only. The ...
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Performance first low, then high after adding index, then keep high after drop index

I am testing performance a complicated select query. It is very slow. using explain, I have found a ALL in type COLUMN. Then I ADD INDEX. result comes out fast. However, when I DROP the INDEX I ...
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Join Operation using index defined?

I need to optimize some queries with several joins. I plan to create some indexes for these queries. I am currently using MariaDB with TokuDB storage engine. Should I expect the indexes for the join ...
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how to compress / decompress the mysql database in server?

I'm having lakhs and lakhs of records in my database each year. I often use current year and previous year database only. is it possiable to compress / decompress the mysql database, either in ...
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Is it possible to restore a database snapshot from a 64 bit system to a 32 bit one?

I would like to perform a restoration test on a snapshot backup of my MariaDB database using a test server running on a 32-bit OS. My production server is a 64-bit system. I would like to know if the ...
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Can I use mysql/mariadb databases on different OS?

If I will use mysql/mariadb on Windows and soon I'll decide to switch to Linux or vice versa, can I use databases created in one operating system in another one without any data-loss? Thanks in ...
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MySQL will not start

Please help, I really need to recover my databases. service mysql start start: Job failed to start mysqld --verbose 140401 20:16:11 [Warning] Can't create test file ...
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make MariaDB Auto-Increment-Increment dynamic

In a certain replication setup I have created multi-master replication in STAR topology using MariaDB. I have an unknown number of 'client-masters', so I have set the auto_increment_increment to 30 ...
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What does “WSREP Aborter Idle” mean in a MariaDB Galera cluster?

I've tried to Google WSREP Aborter Idle but there are literally 3 results. Does anyone know what this means? Should I be concerned that the these processes have been opened for so long or is this ...