MySQL 5.1 : The Second Major Release of MySQL 5

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MySQL: What is the most optimized way to use datetime type field in query

I am working on optimization of some slow queries in my application. I found a query in which datetime comparison has been used. Below is the subquery: select * from jos_content c where c.visible = 1 ...
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MySQL: How logging is useful in performance improvement

My application is facing performance hit. Its a MySQL-5.1.55 version. I am using Windows 2008 dedicated server with 8 GB for the database. There is only one database in this whole system. Till now, I ...
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MySQL: system variables and status variables related with Disk I/O

How disk I/O is related with MySQL performance improvement. I have a MySQL-5.1.58 based Intranet application equipped with Windows 2008 server and 8 GB RAM. Even, When my application face performance ...
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MySQL: why assign NULL as default value

When we define a table, multiple times we assign default value of a column as NULL. I have How NULL is different than empty value('') as well as 0? Is there any impact of NULL value in query ...
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MySQL: how to determine key_len and its role in performance improvement of a query

I have a query, below is the structure of the table: CREATE TABLE `jos_tag_rules_fields` ( `id` int(11) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, `name` varchar(255) NOT NULL DEFAULT '', `label` varchar(255) ...
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MySQL using swap during conversion to InnoDB

I'm trying to convert some MyISAM tables in my database to InnoDB (MySQL 5.1). The server has quite a bit of memory (96G), and the tables that are giving me problems can be on the order of 50 millions ...
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Tracking changes on a replication slave

I suspect the answer to this is "you're boned", but I'd like to see if there are any good options that I haven't explored. We're building a system that will integrate with a 3rd-party POS system and ...
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MySQL: How to get locked tables list at a time

Is there any way or any query exist in mysql which list down all the locked tables at a time. I have dedicated Windows 2008 DB server with 8GB memory. In my MySQL5.1 based application, suddenly we get ...
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Why use WHERE 1 or WHERE 1=1?

Usually, if conditions are not required in our query statements, we don't use a WHERE clause. But I see a WHERE 1 clause being used in many places, even where other conditions are not present. Why ...
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MySQL: fetch multiple global status and system variable in a single query

When we execute SHOW global status; or SHOW variables; we get list of 291 and 278 records in the resultset. For performance perspective, only few of them are much important. I have to fetch these ...
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MySQl: slow query is not using index in joining

Below is the configuration of my DB server: Apache version : Apache/2.2.22 (Win32) mod_ssl/2.2.22 OpenSSL/0.9.8 PHP version : 5.3.13 MySQL version : mysqlnd 5.1.11 Windows Server 2008 Standard ...
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Help interpreting a MySQL execution plan

I'm trying to understand a slow query. The SELECT has been running (at this moment) for almost 18000 seconds (output from a SELECT on PROCESSLIST): id: 22 time: 17870 ...
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Difference between show status and show global status in mysql

When I execute "show status" and "show global status" in MySQL at interval of 5 seconds , I got set of 291 results each time. But, value of some parameters are different. Below are the list of those ...
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How big is a tmp table?

I've got an RDF table in MySQL 5.1 with the MyISAM engine. Here's the table definition: CREATE TABLE `node` ( `id` bigint(20) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, `graph` varchar(100) CHARACTER SET latin1 ...
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TCP sockets bottleneck with InnoDB/Debian?

We have a big mysql performance issue on a production environment with 18 "front" servers sending mysql queries to a unique mysql server. We are using Redis on each front server for a number of ...
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Understanding how MySQL indexes work

I'm reading this page but I can't get past the following parts: When all tables are processed, MySQL outputs the selected columns and backtracks through the table list until a table is found ...
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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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MySQL temporary column in SELECT statement

I'd like to do some calculations in a MySQL query. I've created some temporary columns which I'd like to use for the calculation. SQL fiddle for currently working (but discouraged) SQL query: ...
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mysql 5.1 — unknown variable 'basedir=c:/mysql/'

I recently changed the default port(3306) to another for mysql. I did it by changing the my.ini file and did restart of the server. No other changes were made whatsoever. When connecting using a GUI ...
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query not taking index into account

EXPLAIN EXTENDED SELECT SQL_CALC_FOUND_ROWS SQL_NO_CACHE g.*, u.user_id FROM geotable g JOIN userstable u ON g.uid = u.uid -- corners selection: WHERE (lat BETWEEN ? and ? AND lon ...
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Selecting multiple columns from multiple rows in one column (subquery?)

I'm working with MySQL 5.1.68. I have a situation where I'd like to select rows from another table into a column. I'd like to output this: id # name # citizen_name (multiple citizen names) 1 # ...
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mysql trigger to insert/update date column from datetime column

probably simple question but can't get it to work: I have a table with two datetime columns. In order to set up a date index and have simpler queries, i have added two date columns next to them. ...
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Accidentally I had deleted a database from production server working with MySQL

I have its backup as a full and an incremental backup took using enterprise backup. Is it possible to restore a specific database or else what should I do as an immediate action?
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UPDATE SET REPLACE() matches but does not change

I've seen another post about this exact thing but it's 1-1/2 years old so I thought I'd make my own...besides, the other post did not help me. What I am trying to do is pretty straight-forward. To ...
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mysql's query cache behaviour on LIMIT

Is it accurate to assume that MySQL's query cache gets checked on subsequent execution of queries in the form SELECT ... WHERE ... LIMIT x, y where the the only varying paramaters in the query are x ...
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Out-of-Range and Overflow Handling for float values

am using mysql 5.5 log version with sqlmode='' .I have many columns with float(9,3) as the type. Say for ex one column taxvalue (9,3) Currently if the user enter the value above 999999.000 MYSQL ...
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Why would one use the Innodb Plugin instead of the builtin Innodb in Mysql 5.1? (GPL)

Innodb works in Mysql 5.1 whether or not the innodb plugin, ha_innodb_plugin.so is loaded at startup or not. Configuration dependent of course. What are the advantages and disadvantages of either ...
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Index for ORDER BY on aggregate in MySQL

I'm working with the following query: SELECT *, SUM(entries_count) AS entries_count FROM leads WHERE promo_id IN (1, 2, 3) GROUP BY user_id ORDER BY entries_count DESC LIMIT 25 OFFSET 100; It's ...
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Why does max_connections in my.ini not match concurrent connections in Mysql instance config wizard?

MySQL 5.1.x | Windows Server 2003 Can someone please clarify why max_connections in my.ini is much larger than the manual value I specify in the Concurrent Connections Dialogue? For example, if I ...
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Calculating the number of times a group occures

I'm trying to figure out how many times in my database a particular grouping has occurred. I have two relevant tables. mysql> describe logins; ...
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Upgrading MySQL 5.1 to 5.5 - All tables gone [closed]

I'm trying to upgrade from MySQL 5.1 to MySQL 5.5. I followed the instructions here: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/windows-upgrading.html I also adjusted the Datadir. But after the upgrade, ...
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Best way to handle temporary data

Say I have a table prices. Users can see the prices of this table (I'm simplifying it). Users also can send prices to the server, so the server is going to collect these data in another table ...
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coercibility and collations

I have a similar situation as described here - http://forums.mysql.com/read.php?103,63845,63845; basically If I run the query in this SP directly, it executes fine: However, if I execute the ...
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Conditional Counting

I'm analyzing a database of login records for a university and I'm trying to write a query that will give me an idea as to how many users are using the labs for short bursts, verse a more extended ...
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why is this query taking so long?

+----+-------------+-----------+----------+---------+------+----------+--------------------------------------------------------+ | Id | User | Host | db | Command | Time | State | ...
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Upgrading MySQL 5.1 to 5.5 on Centos 6 without removing dependencies

I'm trying to upgrade MySQL 5.1 to 5.5 using yum/rpm combo (yum to remove MySQL 5.1 and rpm to install MySQL 5.5). Most instructions I've found suggest to do first: yum remove mysql mysql-server ...
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Migrating from SQL Server to MySQL using MySQL Workbench tool

I'm trying to migrate few tables from SQL Server to MySQL using MySQL Workbench migration wizard. All work fine for structure migrations but when I go to the data migration section it throws an error ...
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MySQL Function Error

In an inherited database I have two tables of current interest, records and logins. login tells me the location of the user and where and when his login occured (in and out times included). The fun ...
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Is it safe to kill ANALYZE TABLE query on a MyISAM table?

I have a huge MyISAM table that is blocking my application. I frequently find ANALYZE TABLE queries running on that table. I guess that's because a join is being performed on the table or at least an ...
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Fulltext search returning too many rows

Server: MySQL 5.1.66-0+squeeze1 My problem: I have two databases with the same tables. One is for the testing environment and one for production. When I perform a MATCH AGAINST on the prodution ...
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MySQL ERROR 1137 (HY000) at line 9: Can't reopen table: 'temp_table'

I'm receiving an error ERROR 1137 (HY000) at line 9: Can't reopen table: 'temp_table' when executing a query similar to the following: USE database_name; CREATE TEMPORARY TABLE temp_table (status ...
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Is there any query to fetch the a single row data in chunks?

The data stored in a row is just like "Phone Number:--- xxxxxxxxxxx Call Type:--- MISSED Call Date:--- 2013-06-13 Call duration in sec :--- 0 Phone Number:--- xxxxxxxxxxx Call Type:--- OUTGOING Call ...
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Infinite Loop While Running Query

When I run this query from the command line, it continuously loops. I'm not sure why this is occurring. Could anyone explain this to me, and please offer a fix. I will be using a query similar to ...
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InnoDB data back in 3 months after OS shutdown

I've got an interesting issue last week that after shutting down an instance of mine, all data were back in 3 months (like a big rollback), even though there is no sign of crashing, recovery crash ...
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How to solve “The table … is full” with “innodb_file_per_table”?

I have a MySQL database that holds a large amount of data (100-200GB - a bunch of scientific measurements). The vast majority of the data is stored in one table Sample. Now I'm creating a slave ...
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How can I get this query to use it's index?

Queries matching this query below shows up in the slow log (with different contentVersionId & modifiedDateTime). As I don't really know what I'm doing I tried adding indexes to all columns in ...
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Problem in Fetching Result set in Desired Format

I have 2 tables having the following columns Person ------ person_id, first_name, middle_name, last_name Items ----- person_item_id, person_id, item_type, status, ordered_date The query is ...
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Mysql Forcing close of thread 946 user

My mysql box keeping shutting down and up. Below is snippet of the log file. There is quite a number of places I notice this Forcing close of thread 946 user: 130426 12:36:28 [Note] Event Scheduler: ...
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Is there a way to recover this database (MySQL)

I did a "cold" (db offline, all filesystem files) backup of a MySQL db. I wrote the backup to an ISO image. Unfortunately Joliet filenames are not default. I didn't realize that until attempting to ...
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Can I make sure two columns dont have the same value

If I have a table that looks like this CREATE TABLE foo ( id INT NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, aa INT NOT NULL, bb INT NOT NULL, PRIMARY KEY (id), UNIQUE KEY (aa, bb), CONSTRAINT aa_ref ...