my.cnf is the configuration file for MySQL server, client programs, and utilities.

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Importing old SQL database dump onto local Windows 10 desktop system

Hi I just installed MySQL 5.6 on Windows 10 x64. I'm trying to execute an old backup file that happens to be 5 gigs. Some of the insert lines are really long and so the server loses connection. I ...
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Suggestion To Improve My.cnf INNODB

I'm after suggestions on how to increase mysql performance on my server, any help would be greatly appreciated. CPU - 4 core RAM - 16GB Databases - 14 Innodb databases with around 20 tables in each ...
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unknown variable 'log_slow_verbosity=query_plan'

What is the use of log_slow_verbosity = query_plan parameter in my.cnf ? I got an error when installing MySQL in my machine because of this parameter.
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Made changes to my.cnf and mysqld wont restart - no backup

I thought I'd be clever and update my.cnf file to add ft_min_word_len=2 and didn't back it up first. I will never make that mistake again. Luckily, our project is still in production and no harm done. ...
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Proportion of MySQL variables

I made some research on MySQL performance. After doing some tests and verifyed the improvement, (thank you guys) I end up asking myself: "Is there any formula or metric between groups of variables?" ...
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Creating mysql config setting per database

I am trying to setup MySQL so one database auto increments by 2. I am using the auto_increment_increment variable in my.cnf configuration file, but this is being applied to every database. I would ...
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Can I reduce MySQL memory usage, or do I need to add more RAM?

I have a VPS with 2.25GB of RAM. MySQL is using 1.4GB with only four users on my site right now. It seems to use this amount even when no users are online. The available memory of my server regularly ...
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Recommendations for my.cnf on MySQL Replicant

I have replication environment running in a master-slave configuration. The replicant is doing all writes and doing selects only very rarely - and none in which high performance is a requirement. ...
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Mariadb on Centos 7 not changing max connections based on my.cnf

The following configuration in my.cnf is not being followed. Max_connections go back to 151. please help as i have 16gb of dedicated ram that i would like to use properly. [mysqld] ...
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MySQL InnoDB Configuration with 60Gb of Memory

I'm running a large MySQL Database, in the range of 30Gb in size. The MySQL 5.5 server is running on a dedicated server with 60GB of RAM, with no other processes installed apart from monitoring tools, ...
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How can I make MySQL client read password from mylogin.cnf?

I'm trying to make the mysql client connect to a mysql server without requiring the password to be given interactively. Steps taken: 1) First create a mylogin.cnf file $ mysql_config_editor set ...
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After mysql server restarts I cannot see my own database

By mistake I restarted MySQL server in Linux system. But MySQL server was unable to start. I renamed my.cnf to my_bak.cnf. After that MySQL server started. But I can not see my project database. I ...
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return my.conf values to sane levels (total memory footprint = 220GB)

I recently took over administration responsibilities for one of our databases. The existing my.cnf has some crazy values. I should mention that one table has 1.8 billion rows of mostly unneeded ...
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Checking for replication options

I have a master/master setup with one DB in each. DB name and tables in one server are different from the other, and few 'user' tables are being replicated with the option replicate-do-table. (It's ...
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Configuration help my.cnf Mysql

Is the following my.cnf file OK for a dedicated server with 56GB of RAM (on ubuntu server and 8 processors)? I'm running just one website on the server and there is a high demand on my cpu from ...
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MySQL wait_timeout setting ignored

I have a MySQL 5.5 instance running on a RedHat distro. I have edited my.cnf with the following setting: wait_timeout=30 However, client connections are sleeping and never getting killed. The ...
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How to configure my.cnf in 5.6.17?

On production server(linux machine mysql 5.6.17), I tried to find my.cnf to change the system variables, but my.cnf was not in /etc/my.cnf location. It was in usr/ directory. Also that file contains ...
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Upgrading to new cPanel Server with mySQL on SSD — What should I change in my.cnf?

I'm upgrading to a faster server with whm/cpanel and the mysql databases will be on a SSD. I've read a bit about not wanting any query cache and stuff like that, but as a novice, I've learned that ...
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1000 visitors per day have my web page and MySQL scratching at certain times and my.cnf [closed]

1000 visitors per day have my web page and MySQL scratching at certain times. "tuning primary" and I edit my my.cnf file is as follows. In what way do you optimize it the best I can. nice = 0 ...
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MySQL : Cannot add to the replication Ignore list [closed]

The my.cnf file already had 17 replicate_ignore_db = [Database Name] entries. I added one more. Then I restarted mysql. Then I logged in to mysql and did SHOW SLAVE STATUS \G; but still the newly ...
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MATCH AGAINST one character words returns empty rows with ft_min_word_len = 1

I've set ft_min_word_len = 1 to my.cnf file, also SHOW VARIABLES LIKE 'ft_min_word%' displays ft_min_word_len as 1. Then I've reloaded all database tables and it still doesn't search for one character ...
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mysql server is not starting [closed]

mysql server is not starting after modifying configurations key_buffer = 16M max_allowed_packet = 16M thread_stack = 192K thread_cache_size = 8 query_cache_size = 16M after ...
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amazon small instance mysql query too slow

I have mysql database with 1.5 millions records with 2 million categories records. when i do query on categories and city where clause it takes 304989 milliseconds. on localhost it too fast. i tried ...
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Good configuration for 2gb (my.cnf) [duplicate]

I'm little newbie in configuring mysql and i seek a good configuration for mysql i have one site in ajax with many query and very slowly with VPS Iam in kimsufi 2gb i run only mysql in vps not apache ...
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How to configure my.cnf for Mysql 5.1, which is using too much CPU?

I am new Database engineer. I am having trouble in my server which is using too much CPU on database query(simple count statement). I have googled about it, so i found out it depends on system ...
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How do I make binlog-format=ROW the start up default in the /etc/my.cnf file?

I can run the query SET GLOBAL binlog_format = 'ROW' and it works for that session. How do I make this setting stick after stopping and restarting MySQL? NOTE: I am on version 5.5.19 of MySQL ...
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MySQL: bind-address 0.0.0.0 in my.cnf does not work?

I'm new to mysql. I want to connect to mysql server using whatever ip I want. I read that all I have to do is to add to my.cnf file the line bind-address = 0.0.0.0. That's what I did. I restarted ...
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mariadb out of memory crash

I have recently migrated from mysql (5.5.36 MySQL Community Server (GPL)) to MariaDB (10.0.10-MariaDB-1~wheezy), along with switching my cloud hosting provider. Both machines have 2GB RAM and 1GB ...
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“general_logs” is not being written [closed]

I wonder why my data inside my "mysql" table "general_log" is not writing more record, stock given the last day was yesterday 04/27/2014. My my.cnf file is as follows: [mysqld] ...
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What does this mean - ~/.my.cnf

When I run $ mysqld --verbose --help | less I got information like Default options are read from the following files in the given order: /etc/mysql/my.cnf /etc/my.cnf ~/.my.cnf As per my ...
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Mysql 5.5 InnoDB growing CPU - Going crazy

Good morning, I'm currently facing a problem where CPU usage keeps going up until the server crash. I've tried multiple best practices proposed in this forum and on Percona, reinstalled the server ...
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MySQL - Out of memory: Kill process 3046 (mysqld)

We run a MySQL (v5.6.17) dump backup every 4 hours, and today noticed: Apr 19 20:09:30 mysql1 kernel: Out of memory: Kill process 3046 (mysqld) score 970 or sacrifice child Apr 19 20:09:30 mysql1 ...
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Need help tuning my.cnf file

I need help tuning mysql. Currently it is using a lot of CPU. I dont find any query that last longer than 3 seconds in SHOW PROCESSLIST and there are only around 20-25 running most of the time. Still ...
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My.cnf with 64GB RAM

May the following my.cnf file be fine for a dedicated server with 64GB of RAM (on Debian)? I'm running just one website on the server and on high load data insert in some table takes centuries...it ...
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Why “.my.cnf” file is empty?

I want to edit some of InnoDB variables ,I go to the .my.cnf which is located in home/.my.cnf I found the file just empty. And when I check SHOW VARIABLES in MySQL it gives me all the variables and ...
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optimal size of innodb buffer pool

I read a lot of optimal number of innodb_buffer_pool_size and people say it must be larger with 10% than the innodb tables size, what is 60M. Accordyngly this the optimal size of the buffer is about ...
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MySQL: High sort_buffer_size setting value

Thing is I was getting plenty of 131104 20:10:36 [ERROR] /usr/sbin/mysqld: Sort aborted with 256M and rather erratic behaviour in my load test. Now at sort_buffer_size = 1024M ...
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How to set Innodb Buffer Pool Size [duplicate]

I have a database using innodb completely. Its now having a innodb_buffer_pool_size at 128MB. Which I know is very less for my user. But no matter what I do it won't change. I have added a value of ...
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Enabling LOAD DATA LOCAL INFILE in mysql

LOAD DATA LOCAL INFILE is not enabled by default. Normally, it should be enabled by placing local-infile=1 in my.cnf. But it does not work for all installations. In my experience, it worked for Debian ...
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my.cnf validation [closed]

We have moved our server from old 8 GB RAM Server to new 16 GB RAM server so that we could have better performance. The server is still consuming lot of MEMORY. The tables in the database are not ...
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Strange issue regarding my.cnf

I'm getting a weird message from phpmyadmin saying: #2006 - MySQL server has gone away What I found online is that I should increase the size of max_allowed_packet witch should be in the my.conf ...
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What is wrong with table_cache hit rate?

In my.cnf I have: table_cache = 524288 open_files_limit = 65535 Both are at max allowed value for mysql config. Both are less than max open file limit: # cat ...
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MySQL Logging Options

I want to know what logging options are available to me in MySQL; I find a lot more results about binary logging than I do about general/error logging and I'm not sure what options are available to me ...
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MySql - set my.cnf location at server start

I want to have two MySql servers running on the same system (for master-slave replication tests purposes). To be able to do this I need both servers read different my.cnf files. As I see at startup ...
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Errors while creating multiple mysql-5.5 instances

I have installed 3rd mysql instance on my testing server. 2 instances already running without any issues. When I installed 3rd instance by mysql-5.5.30 zip source, it installed successfully but when ...
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Reloading MySQL my.cnf changes

Do you have to restart MySQL to edit changes? Or can you edit them on the fly and restart MySQL or make the changes inside MySQL? This server runs 100s of website that are active and I don't really ...
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MySQL is running but not working [closed]

In an attempt to tune MySQL to make it work with a recent installation of Drupal I had to modify the MySQL settings on my server. After modifying the configuration file for MySQL (/etc/my.cnf) MySQL ...
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InnoDB errors after having deleted “ibdata1”

By accident, I have deleted the ibdata1 file in the MySQL directory because MySQL wasn't functioning correctly. After reading so many forums, I found a post that recommended deleting the 3 files ...
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For a InnoDB only DB, which of these elements can be removed?

So, I'm trying to set up a Drupal 7 my.conf file that's combining best practices from various performance blogs. I'm realizing though that some of them are older than others, and many aren't assuming ...
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Drupal 7 Uses InnoDB, so do I need other configs?

If I'm optimizing a database that will be delivering multiple Drupal 7 websites, all using InnoDB, do I need to worry about [myisamchk] & [isamchk] sections, or can I just worry about the stuff ...