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

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MySQL is running but not working

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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How do you calculate mysql max_connections variable?

How do you calculate mysql max_connections ? What do you take into consideration ?
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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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How can I set a default session sql_mode for a given user?

I want to have a default session sql_mode that is different from the global sql_mode. I can set it manually, but I'd like to do it automatically. I thought I could add it to .my.cnf, but that ...
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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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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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How can I check the number of TCP/IP connections in MySQL's Connection Queue ( back_log )?`

I'm chasing connection issues with a very busy MySQL server and I've increased the back_log setting from the default of 50 to 2048. I can see that the setting has taken affect in the DB, but I was ...
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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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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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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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my.cnf configuration for 1and1 XL8 Server 8 core cpu and 8gig ram

I am trying to tweak my server's my.cnf file because I have been receiving numerous "too many connection" warnings when doing database back ups among other things. I know I also need to tweak other ...
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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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Relation between max values for table_open_cache and open_files_limit?

From MySQL documentation: Max value limit for open_files_limit is 65536 and table_open_cache is 524288. When I applied max limit, mysql server started but with following warnings in error log: ...
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MySQL 5.1 InnoDB Configuration / 24GB RAM - bi-xeon high load

i'm running a facebook app which currently has 300 - 600 concurrent users (and growing). To get the hardware ready for growing i changed my i7 / 12gb ram / 2x 80gb intel x25 ssd's (debian 5.0 / mysql ...
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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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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 innodb monitor and insert/update operation

There is only one table in MySQL that has two columns like id(int) and data(blob) And, the problem I've faced is that it looks like there's something wrong with insert/update operations. For some ...
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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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Problems Making Configuration File Changes

I use MySQL 5.5 on both Mac OSX (10.6.8) and Windows 7; in both contexts I use Workbench for my administrative needs. I've recently started tinkering with the configuration files (my.cnf/my.ini), and ...
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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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Installing and enabling both master and slave semisynchronous plugins on same server

I want to run a semisynchronous replication setup, and for simplicity I'd like to not have to INSTALL and UNINSTALL plugins when a slave is promoted to a master. So I'm wondering if I'll experience ...
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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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MySQL: Can't find .ibd files after turning on innodb_file_per_table

Question: This a question about MySQL. Let me give the specifics of my setup: Mac OSX 10.6.8 MySQL 5.5.28 Workbench 5.2.44 for all administration InnoDB engine exclusively In order to manage ...
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MySQL “hangs” after every restart.. corrupted tables every now and then.. (5.1.68-cll)

I was seeking an advice in forums about a problem that we face last days. We have a vBulletin forum, we never had any problems in general, but the last couple of days MySQL server hangs and when we ...
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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 ...
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What settings should I use in my.cnf

We have about 5-6 different internal webapps (staff use only) that we will be transferring across to a new virtual server, however I need to setup our my.cnf settings first and I am lost (I am web ...
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MySQL 5.6 OS X 10.8: how tell if my.cnf read?

With mysqld running, I expect to see that /etc/my.cnf has been used by at least one of the commands ps aux | grep mysql | grep -v grep mysqladmin variables | grep defaults-file showing the value ...
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MySQL max_connections Changed Without Notice

I'm running a Linux (512MB of RAM) server with MySQL 5.1. I host an app that is used by a small # of users (less than 50). Everything has been working fine until yesterday, connecting to my DB would ...
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Is my.cnf for mysql 5.5 is suitable and well tuned for below hardware spec?

My Hardware Spec Technology: Ivy Bridge CPU: Intel Xeon E3 1245v2 Intel Smart Cache: 8MB Cores / Threads: 4 / 8 Frequency: 3.4GHz+ / 3.8GHz Turbo Boost RAM: 32 GB DDR3 Hard disk: 2x 2TB SATA3 Raid 1 ...
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16 Cores 12 GB RAM server MySql Configuration - my.cnf

The server takes 20+ seconds (wait time/slow IO response time) to response to a HTTP request even with memcached and APC installed. I believe this has something to do with MYSQL since the site as lots ...
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How to initiate MySQL on Mac OS X 10.6.8?

I followed this tutorial to install MySQL on Mac OS X 10.6.8. Now I get he following errors: $ mysqladmin version /usr/local/mysql/bin/mysqladmin: connect to server at 'localhost' failed error: ...
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Mysql optimization help

I've tried optimizing mysql as good as I could, but apparently I'm not to good at it :-) So I come to you guys for help. Server specs are: AMD Opteron CPU 8 cores 16 GB RAM 2x2.000 GB HDD 7.200 RPM ...
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MySQL: optimal configs / methods for ALTER of large MyISAM table to InnoDB (17gb+) [duplicate]

I have a large MySQL (5.1) MyISAM table (13gb table, 4GB indexes - 40mm+ records) I'm going to be converting this table to InnoDB in a production environment. The DB is on a cloud server with ...
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How to set datadir to different values based on the hostname in my.cnf?

How to set datadir to different values based on the hostname in my.cnf? I want to use the same my.cnf file on a Linux machine and a Mac OS X machine where the datadir should have different values.
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Mysql replication - Error No. 1146&1062

short version In master master replication, How to have one master write data with odd IDs and the other one with even IDs? Is it the way to avoid conflict? detailed version I wanted to setup a ...
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MySQL my.cnf vs my-huge.cnf

I've recently installed MySQL server and client 5.5.28 through rpm packages on an openSUSE machine, and I was not able to locate my.cnf file. I look into all directories mysql --verbose --help | grep ...
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What happened to my-*.cnf in MySQL 5.6.8?

Up to MySQL 5.6.7, the official RPM was shipping with these files: /usr/share/mysql/my-innodb-heavy-4G.cnf /usr/share/mysql/my-medium.cnf /usr/share/mysql/my-huge.cnf /usr/share/mysql/my-large.cnf ...
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The best MySQL configuration for my server

I'm little newbie in configuring mysql and I need some advices. Few days ago I made little home server on Ubuntu Server 12.04 with samba, mysql 5.5, apache 2.2, PHP 5.4.6 etc. I'm using it to ...
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MySQL “server has gone away” using SQLyog

I'm trying to copy a database from a server to my local machine, I've installed Wamp 2.2, mysql 5.5.16, but during copying db I m getting "mysql server has gone" 2006, I've tried to fix it by changing ...
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innodb_buffer_pool_size not changed

I use MySQL 5.5.23-1~dotdeb.0 (Debian) and here is the relevant part of my.cnf default-storage-engine = innodb innodb_buffer_pool_size = 3G innodb_log_file_size = 256M innodb_thread_concurrency = 8 ...
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“set-variable = innodb_thread_concurrency=4” or “innodb_thread_concurrency=4”

Based on this question, the asker wrote: set-variable = innodb_buffer_pool_size=2M set-variable = innodb_additional_mem_pool_size=500K set-variable = innodb_log_buffer_size=500K set-variable = ...
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some InnoDB settings in My.cnf are messing up everything, why?

When I edit my.cnf in MySQL 5.0 in filemanager and add the following settings, I get logged out automatically from Kloxo and when I remove these line and restart server everything is ok then: ...
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All manual settings get wiped out when saved in My.cnf, why? [closed]

When I open my.cnf to enter manual setting like: innodb_buffer_pool_size = 50M innodb_log_file_size = 15M bulk_insert_buffer_size=25M log-slow-queries = mysql-inja-slow.log All of my settings get ...
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What is the difference between setting the directive default-character-set under [client] as opposed to [mysqld]?

Reference: http://stackoverflow.com/a/8690422/784637 Correct me if I'm wrong, but the best answer suggests a way to force everything being inputted into the database to be encoded in utf-8 and ...
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For 768M RAM server is 617M allocation in my.cnf good or bad?

I have a write-intensive web app, and I bought a VDS with 768M RAM Is this my.cnf good for my purposes? I specified bulk_insert_buffer_size to 126M and some other parameters as below: ...
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Mysql fulltext search my.cnf optimization

I have open a question on http://serverfault.com/questions/353888/mysql-full-text-search-cause-high-usage-cpu Some user recommended asking here. We built a news site. Every day we will input tens of ...
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Insert-heavy InnoDB table won't use all my CPU

I have a packet log database, which is almost never queried. It just needs to be fast on inserts. I'm using InnoDB because I'd like to maintain ACID compliance, since even losing a single packet could ...