MySQL 5.1 : The Second Major Release of MySQL 5

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MySQL: Sometimes query failed to use index

I have a complex query including join of 4-5 tables. 1 months back, I have optimized this query and it was using the index. Also, two months back, index of all tables had been rebuilt by just export ...
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statistics State in MySQL Processlist

I have a busy MySQL Server having query SELECT sys_sess_state, index_state, timeout_lvl, last_queued_dt, last_polled_wait_dt, create_id, create_dt, modify_id, modify_dt FROM PQR_AM_SYSTEM_SESSION ...
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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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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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why is this query taking so long?

+----+-------------+-----------+----------+---------+------+----------+--------------------------------------------------------+ | Id | User | Host | db | Command | Time | State | ...
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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 freeze/crash on JOIN

here is query: SELECT nw.news_id, nw.title, nw.description, nw.url, nw.date, nw.image, nw.status, src.title as src_title, src.keyword as src_keyword, src.url as src_url, src.icon as ...
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Database instance keeps restarting

From the past few days, our MySQL database instance has crashed and had to be restarted a few times. My MySQL version is 5.1.57-log. The CPU and memory usage was way below 50% during the crash time. I ...
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How does MySQL 5.1 use indexes?

I've read the docs for MySQL v5.1.x on how about the indexes are used, but I'm not sure I understood it properly. Suppose having the following MySQL table: CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS ...
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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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Changing MySQL auto_increment_offset

Sorry for the wall of text, but I don't know what's relevant and what's not. I have MySQL a MySQL database that it is being replicated from our production environment to our development/test ...
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MySQL: Moving Database from Windows to Linux

I have a Windows based dedicated server have below configuration: Windows edition: Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Service Pack 1 Processor: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5460 @3.16GHZ 3.16 GHZ (2 ...
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MySQL: What is SQL mode and why we use it

If in an application, if we execute sql_mode=mysql4.0 as a first query in my application but using MySQL 5.1 in my application then what will happen? Will my system use MySQL 4.0 or MySQL 5.1 ...
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Upgrading from MySQL 5.1.37 to MySQL 5.1.73

We have a fairly advanced website that runs on a cloud system. We have one master DB server and 2 Slave DBs that read from the Master. We're currently using 5.1.37 (I know...its old and from 2009), ...
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How can I move a MySQL database from 5.1 to 5.6?

I have pretty big database, like with 5 000 000 rows in total. It is located in a remote server. I want to copy this database to my personal computer, for testing purposes. However I don't know the ...
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MySQL: Use Sysbench on Windows

Sysbench is a tool to analyze the MySQL performance. I downloaded it and extracted but there is no executable file. Files having extensions like .sh or .c or .h are available. I gone through the ...
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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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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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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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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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Adding a user to MySQL with 'name'@'%' fails with ERROR 1396

I just tried to add a new user to MySQL using CREATE USER 'name'@'%' IDENTIFIED BY '...' However, it fails with the following error: ERROR 1396 (HY000): Operation CREATE USER failed for ...
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Steps or evaluation order of the SQL statement

How the SQL statement containing simple statement like Select x From y Where z Having, order by , group by etc. are evaluated.( In which order they are evaluated.?)
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MySQL: What do we mean by 0 value in in_use column of show open tables statement?

If I run show open tables command, system return 73 records. But, in_use column value for every record is 0. What does this mean? Are these tables available in cache but not used by any thread?
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MySQL: How index speed up query execution

I have read multiple articles about MySQL indexes. Some of the important pages are below: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.6/en/mysql-indexes.html ...
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MySQL 5.1: change datadir variable value in my.cnf

Below is my system configuration: OS: RHEL5 MySQL: 5.1.73 Default datadir=/var/lib/mysql/ But, the above directory has space crunch. So, I decided to change the path. I found /u000 directory has ...
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Whether to use or not to use: DEFAULT CURRENT_TIMESTAMP ON UPDATE CURRENT_TIMESTAMP

In one Database table, created_at & updated_at are defined as: `created_at` timestamp NOT NULL DEFAULT CURRENT_TIMESTAMP ON UPDATE CURRENT_TIMESTAMP `updated_at` timestamp NOT NULL DEFAULT ...
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Difference between [mysql] and [mysqld] in MySQL configuration file

There are multiple sections in MySQL configuration file: [mysql] [mysqld] [myisamchk] [mysqld_safe] [mysqlhotcopy] [mysqldump] [client] I found that same variables with different values have ...
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How to trace a MySQL session like in Oracle

I have an application running in MySQL 5.1.58 community edition. My application is working fine, but suddenly any query stuck and then after all queries is getting logged in slow query log. I am ...
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MySQL 5.1.x: Performance improvement in Enterprise edition Vs community edition

My application is running on MySQL 5.1.58 community edition. I tried to search enterprise edition of MySQL 5.1.X but only MySQL 5.6.X version of enterprise edition is available. Is it possible to ...
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MySQL: How to find MySQL 5.1 (with built-in InnoDB) or MySQL 5.1 (with InnoDB-plugin)?

My DB server has MySQL 5.1.58-community-log and I am planning to upgrade it to MySQL 5.6 with specific purpose of improving my system performance and removing the bottleneck issue. So, I have gone ...
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MySQL: Algebra in Union operation

I have below query: select entity_id from table1 exc UNION select entity_id from tabl2 inc On execution, I got 24419 rows. When I execute select entity_id from table1 exc I got 16235 rows and on ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Circular replication with servers in different locations

My service runs on single machine, and database (mysql 5.1.66) is replicated to 2 other identical slaves (with lesser system resources, mysql 5.1.66) via chained replication. Machines are located in ...
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MySQL: Can't find record in tablename

After crash: mysql> repair table lot_not_sold; +------------------------+--------+----------+---------------------------------------------------------------+ | Table | Op | ...
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How to run a cold backup with Linux/tar without shutting down MySQL slave?

I run the following before tar-ing up the data directory: STOP SLAVE; FLUSH TABLES WITH READ LOCK; FLUSH LOGS; However, tar will sometimes complain that the ibdata* and ib_logfiles* files are ...
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Mysql:Need to upload data to database, get duplicate key error - how can dup keys be ignored

I'm uploading data to a db (mysql 5.1.42) from a dump file using mysql command line and get duplicate key error. This is the format I use: /mnt/temp# mysql -u username -p -h url_of_db_master -D ...
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Specific replication of Mysql databases

This is my current setup for testing replication. I have 3 VMs with the same config - CentOS 6.5 - MySQL 5.1 - Tungsten replicator The scenario that I need to implement is as follows Host1(Main ...
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How to synchronize locally two DB table in Master server in MySQL Server 5.6.19

I want to synchronize the locally two DB tables in Master Server. Suppose that first i have already table Employee in a Master Server. The Table Employee have already 20 fields records. Then i have ...
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mysqldbcompare showing AUTO_INCREMENT differences but there are no missing records

I am encountering a strange issue when using mysqldbcompare to compare two MySQL DBs(one is a master, the other its slave). I noticed that the tool notes that the AUTO_INCREMENT values of this ...
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ALTER TABLE blocking in MySQL 5.6

I have a question with a MySQL 5.6 master-slave setup. If I were to modify the master's schema with an ALTER TABLE SQL query, then when the slave tries to execute that ALTER TABLE statement too, would ...
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WordPress MySQL writes during “Flush Tables With Read Lock” are rejected instead of being queued

I'm running into an odd issue when setting MySQL into a brief read-only mode for backup. Reads continue fine during that "read only" minute, but writes are just rejected instead of being queued to ...
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Intermittent MySQL 5.17 issues - extremely slow queries

I am experiencing major issues with intermittent mySQL issues. To give some background the website runs optimally for the majority of the time, however 3-4 times a day queries that should take a split ...
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Differing AUTO_INCREMENT values between 5.1 vs 5.6 slaves

I have a MySQL 5.6.21 slave and a MySQL 5.1.73 slave that are both replicating from the same MySQL 5.1.73 master. I noticed that for several of the tables ( I said several because when I try to rerun ...
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Accuracy of mysqldbcompare vs other tools like pt-table-checksum

I was curious to hear what everyone's experiences are with using mysqldbcompare vs pt-table-checksum( from Percona Toolkit ) to find the differences between two MySQL databases. I have heard that ...
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mysqldbcompare shows checksum fail but row differences passes between MySQL 5.1 and 5.6 databases

I have started to try using mysqldbcompare to help me compare two databases(one is MySQL 5.1.73 and the other MySQL 5.6.21) that are each about 5 gigs with lots of tables, but the databases are ...