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mariadb - EXPLAIN works but ANALYZE throws ERROR 1064 (42000) error in SQL syntax

I want to see the execution plan of a query to find out why it is slow, but ANALYZE does not seem to work, it throws an error on the same query that EXPLAIN accepts. MariaDB [dbx]> explain select ...
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How to diagnose MariaDB crash when changing InnoDB column to AUTO_INCREMENT?

I have this table, and I'm trying to change the first column to AUTO_INCREMENT: +------------+---------------------+------+-----+---------+-------+ | Field | Type | Null | Key | ...
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When is mariadb creating tmp tables?

I have found, that copying to tmp table is taking most of the time of a slow query, that I wanted to optimize. I watched the output of 'profiling' in a terminal. This happens on a pics table with 6000 ...
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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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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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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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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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MariaDB replicate views

I have a database in MariaDB from which I wan't to provide information from some of it's tables (for example, from the users table I don't wan't to showpassword, and also skip some users, like admin) ...
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Understanding flow control in MariaDB Galera Cluster?

I am not clear how node state changed. What is the different between node state: JOINED, SYNCED, DONOR/DESYNCED, CLOSED, DESTROYED. These are all state I see in log. I am using MariaDB Galera Cluster ...
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What's wrong with my DDL statement? [closed]

I am trying to run: CREATE TABLE `members` ( `id` int(11) NOT NULL auto_increment, `users` text NOT NULL, `password` text NOT NULL, `ip` text NOT NULL, `status`text NOT NULL, UNIQUE KEY `id` (`id`) ) ...
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what is the right way to restart a mariadb galera cluster?

I am trying to restart cluster. I have two problems in stopping cluster and starting cluster In stopping cluster, I follow the instruction ...
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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 do I create fractal index using tokudb engine?

I install MariaDb and configured it to use TokuDb Engine. I need to use Fractal-Index Built-in on TokuDb Engine. I have create my index as follow: ALTER TABLE `table__name` ADD INDEX ( `column` ); ...
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Connection to Amazon RDS MySQL instance fails with `init_connect command failed`

I'm attempting to open a connection from my Amazon RDS instance to my local dev machine. I added my IP to the security policy in Amazon's panel (read: whitelisted myself in the firewall) and added my ...
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TokuDB fails to load in MariaDB, even when transparent hugepages are disabled

Earlier, I upgraded my website server to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I had a very nice setup with MariaDB and the TokuDB engine. However, the setup was kind of messed up when TokuDB refused to load properly, ...
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Should I use utf8_unicode_ci or utf8_slovak_ci?

I was using utf8_slovak_ci collation until now, but I read that utf8_unicode_ci sorts very wide range of languages. Does it mean, I do not need to use separate collation for every language and I can ...
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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: 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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3 minutes to import 327Mo database

We do database import a lot of times per day on a server with those specs : Xeon E5-1620v2 4c/8t @ 3,8Ghz 32 Go DDR3 ECC 1600MHz Hard Drive 2x 3 To SATA3 MariaDB 10.14 with XtraDB Given a 327Mb ...
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innodb fulltext Table handler out of memory

I am running mariadb 10 and have a large innodb table with a fulltext index. When searching I am regularly getting this error ERROR 128 (HY000): Table handler out of memory Is there some way I ...
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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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Update old database with SQL dump

I had to recover a database with a some months old full backup. I have however in my possession a most recent but unfortunately incomplete SQL dump for this same database done with mysqldump. Is ...
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Performance difference between two MariaDB slaves

I have a pool of MariaDB servers like this : master (5.5.38-MariaDB-log) slave1 (5.5.38-MariaDB-log) slave2 (5.5.38-MariaDB-log) The two slaves servers run on the exact same hardware (Dell ...
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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 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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Install MariaDB 10 Generic Binaries + TokuDB

I used to install MariaDB from Generic Binaries on a Debian Wheezy 64bits: mariadb-10.0.13-linux-x86_64.tar.gz (from downloads.mariadb.org) I would like to use TokuDB as Storage Engine. However, ...
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Upgrading MariaDB Galera cluster from 5.5 to 10.0 - rolling upgrade possible?

I've had a good search around and cannot find much on the topic. We want to upgrade our live MariaDB 5.5 Galera cluster to the MariaDB 10.0 branch, ideally without any downtime. We installed ...
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innodb fulltext ibdata1 size

I am running mariadb 10 and have a large innodb table with a full text index. I have innodb_file_per_table=ON I've noticed though that the ibdata1 file grows at the same rate as my table file. I ...
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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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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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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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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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pt-online-schema-change with circular replication

So I have an alter table (adding 4 columns) to do on a fairly large table (74 million rows). The problem is this table has firstly to remain online and writable during the whole operation and ...
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General error: 1615 Prepared statement needs to be re-prepared

I have been running into this issue every time I try and sync a medium size JSON object to my database so we can perform some reporting on it. From looking into what can cause it I have come across ...
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Design and queries for analysis of event-sequences

I will have to store sequences of events with certain properties in a database (MariaDB preferably) and I have some issues regarding the design and queries. The crucial part is the analysis of the ...
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Migrate from Percona Cluster to MariaDB Cluster

We are at present running latest version (5.6) of Percona Cluster. Since 5.6 upgrade we are having major stability problems and all minor updates are getting worse. Is there any possibility of ...
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Is there a way to enable MariaDB MEMORY storage engine for every table?

I am new to MariaDB and interested in using it because I want to use MEMORY storage engine for every table. I read MEMORY storage engine on mariadb.com and it seems like I had to specify storage ...
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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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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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How to migrate from MySQL to MariaDB or Percona with minimum downtime?

I want to migrate my MySQL 5.1 database to one of these databases: MariaDB, PerconaDB or MySQL 5.6 Is there any way to do this operation with no downtime or with minimum downtime possible? How? The ...
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How to determine the optimal sort_buffer_size?

I read from a sample configuration file which says the following: # Sort buffer is used to perform sorts for some ORDER BY and GROUP BY # queries. If sorted data does not fit into the sort buffer, a ...
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To what extent is MariaDB Java client a perfect replacement for MySQL JDBC (Connector/J)?

Premise: I ship a Java application which will make a JDBC connection to a MySQL database. (At the time of this writing it could be 5.1 or 5.5, but hopefully the question and answer don't rely heavily ...
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MySQL/MariaDB Limitations

we're running MariaDB on our DB server. We have to install multiple databases on each DB instance (in fact each DB server runs multiple MariaDB instances) because each database must be separated. ...
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Configuration to stop mysql sleep

I am trying to configure a mariadb / mysql instance to stop sleeping when there is no activity for a while. The reason being is that I keep getting the following exception in my java logs when nobody ...
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No query cache efficiency mairaDB

I'm totally new to database tuning, and even though I've done well so far, I'm stuck with my database cache query efficiency 0%. Any help with this would much appreciated I've tried increasing ...
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Connect to a Remote MySQL

I'm trying to connect to a MySQL remote Server but I always get: RROR 2003 (HY000): Can't connect to MySQL server on 'IP' (111 "Connection refused") I follow this rule in the remote server GRANT ...
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sysbench configure error

I have MariarDB with Galera installed on Centos 6.5. ./configure checking for sqrt in -lm... yes checking for mysql_config... no configure: error: mysql_config executable not found ...
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MariaDB ALTER TABLE produced a separate .ibd file, how can I re-integrate the data into the shared table space?

We have a multi-GB InnoDB MariaDB (recently switched from MySQL). For some reason, the value of innodb_file_per_table changed to ON (we wanted only one innodb data file explicitely). So when I ran an ...
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reading input parameter values in stored procedures

I'm using the current version of MariaDB 10.0.12 . I created a stored procedure as specified in the accepted answer for the following question: ...