MySQL 5.5 brought many performance enhancements and expanded the feature set of the popular open-source RDBMS.

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Mysql causing high load average with large amount of server resources left

I've have 2 servers running a application and the server that runs the mysql sgbd is with the load average around 3 times more than the webserver. I think that is something wrong because i have a lot ...
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MySQL, can't find MYD files on OS X, MAMP

Try as I may I can't find the data files for my MAMP installation! FRM files are here: /Applications/MAMP/db/mysql/database_name/ but, there are no corresponding MYD or MYI files anywhere. The ...
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In slow_log tables, sql_text column showing “throttle: index not used' warning(s) suppressed” instead of exact query

I'm trying to find the slow running queries from slow_log table (as I don't have direct access to server to check slow log file). In sql_text column instead of query it is showing "throttle: index not ...
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Indexed varchar column efficiency

On a table with several million rows, with an index on the only column in the where clause (varchar 100, full length indexed), would there be performance gains in making sure that the differences ...
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'USE db_name' takes too long to change when login remotely

I gave SELECT privilege to a user on a particular database, Now whenever I try to connect remotely $ mysql -h ip-of-remote -u username -p with that user credentials and try to change the database ...
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Awful execution plans after migrating from MySQL 5.5.11 to MariaDB 5.5.41

We just migrated our web site database from a server running MySQL 5.5.11 to one running MariaDB 5.5.41. Everything is working mostly fine, except there's at least one query from our storefront that's ...
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grant select on all databases except one mysql

I have user called test_user created under MySQL 5.5.17 under MS Windows 2008R2, I want to grant this user select privileges on all databases except MySQL database, note I have around 200 database ...
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how can i connect from yahoo small business webhosting domain to remote mysql server

so far I have done these: set up remote access using Remote Mysql.Added the yahoo website's domain ip and yahoo nameservers. went on to my website on yahoo small business and set up an Aname and ...
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can't able to install lib_mysqludf_xql package? [closed]

First we try this command for configure a libxml2, ./configure --with-libxml=/usr/lib64/xml2Conf.sh --with-mysql=/usr/local/mysql/bin/mysql_config but I am getting error:- configure: ...
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Unsafe statement written to the binary log using statement format

In MySQL error log I am getting this warning message: [Warning] Unsafe statement written to the binary log using statement format since BINLOG_FORMAT = STATEMENT. Statement is unsafe because it ...
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Is there an easy way to update a mysqldump file from version 9.11 to 10.11?

We have a client that has had their servers for soo long, they were still running MySQL 4.0.24. Now that they are refreshing their servers, we took a mysqldump of their current database to put into ...
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MySQL overhead of calling a Stored Procedure

Within Java, we access MySQL (v5.5.40) via JDBC -- a prepare statement, setting parameters then calling the stored procedure. It appears that every execute() has the overhead of 4 meta-calls (per ...
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How to make an indexed search over a list (set)?

A follow-up question for How to most efficiently store possible combinations of categories? An answer pointed to SET datatype. As far as I know, the default search option for it, FIND_IN_SET, doesn't ...
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manual transfer fails with table does not exist

I performed a manual transfer of data manually (zip up the dir and rsync'ed it over. I moved the members.ibd (the only .ibd file) to a save place, extracted and then replaced members.ibd with the ...
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Why are mysql password hashes internally saved with a star (asterisk)?

I was reading upon some mysql internals, when going through the mysql.user table in the my mysql shell, I get mysql> select * from mysql.user limit 1 \G *************************** 1. row ...
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How to most efficiently store possible combinations of categories?

I have a table of categories (currently with 14 rows, not likely to change). A need to cache combinations of categories emerged, so I'm creating a table of allowed combinations (only few hundreds of ...
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How to store list data in our LMS?

I am looking at how we can store list information in our database. The example in question is regarding products. For every employee there will be a primary product and as many secondary products as ...
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Import lots of mysqldumps with missing CREATE DATABASE

I have a bunch of mysqldumps of my old server with one database each. Unfortunately we forgot to add CREATE DATABASE ... in all those dumps. How can I import those files in one batch?
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Error: Incorrect usage of UNION and ORDER BY

I have this query: SELECT DISTINCT CONCAT (MONTH(`Date`),'-',YEAR(`Date`)) from wp_result_plugin WHERE Bet=2 AND month(`Date`) = EXTRACT(month FROM (NOW())) ORDER BY MONTH(`Date`) ASC UNION ...
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mysql database under symlinked directory: ERROR 1018 (HY000): Can't read dir of './<dbname>/' (errno: 13)

I'm using mysql 5.5 on an ubuntu linux server. I need to move a database from its current location (under /var/lib/mysql) to a disk with more space, so I attempted to move the directory and create a ...
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Can combine five mysql statements into just one statement?

Can I combine all the five statements into just one statement? update mytable set myfield1 = replace(myfield1, '…' ,'-') ; update mytable set myfield1 = replace(myfield1, '‖' ,'|') ; update mytable ...
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IF statement inside stored procedure, seems to cause locks by side effects

We are running a MySQL 5.5. server with READ-COMMITTED transaction level to store and process a large time series dataset. We have a large time-series-table, into which we write batch updates every ...
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Optimizing MySQL for write throughput ceiling

We have a large MySQL database on AWS RDS, with a huge table around ~1.8TB with massive write workload. We recently hit a write throughput bottleneck, which caps our provisioned IOPS way below the ...
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creating best results from two tables

I have two tables, one is the results of an assessment from users(per row) and column starting with 819....X1 represents the qid. The other table holds the score for the answers (A1,A2,A3), both are ...
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Tunning MySQL Variables

we have a dedicated mysql server with 10 CPU and 32G of memory After doing some readings came up with those configs : # This was formally known as [safe_mysqld]. Both versions are currently parsed. ...
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Get rows where lastLoginTimestamp is in last 7 days

I'm trying to get the rows from a table where lastLoginTimestamp is in last 7 days and I'm doing as follow: SELECT * FROM representative WHERE DATE_SUB(lastLoginTimestamp, INTERVAL 7 DAY) ...
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phpMyAdmin and mysql not showing the same database

I have setup WAMP which I managed by using a tutorial and everything seems fine... I am logging into mysql as the root user with full privileges granted and I am able to create databases in mysql and ...
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MySQL Crash After Starting Binary Logs

Recently I have added binary logs to mysql to start replication but after that setting, mysql process failed to start and keep crashing constantly. In mysql error logs some messages are there but not ...
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Unable to get the latest value added to Mysql table based on posted time

SELECT * FROM discussion_comments GROUP BY disc_id ORDER BY posted_date DESC I have table example like given below: CREATE TABLE example ( id int(11), cname varchar(11), posted_date date, ...
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MySQL is pretty slow after 50-100k rows whats happen?

i have trying now a lots of time, and i try to find a way there make sense to find out of my problem, but this problem stil make a lot perfumes issues. i testing it of on a developer server ( 2 ...
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Installed Percona-Toolkit, but no sign of xtrabackup

I've installed Percona-Toolkit on my Debian (Wheezy) test Server, using dpkg -i percona-toolkit.deb apt-get install --fix-missing -f dpkg -i percona-toolkit.deb However, there is no sign of ...
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“show procedure status” displaying the non existing databases stored procedures in mysql server

i have taken a mysql server backup using mysqldump and imported the backup file in another mysql server.Import failed because of disk full issue. Only 11 databases are created out of 15 . when i issue ...
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No records in Mysql.func table even though there are stored functions in server

When i am creating a user defined function in one of my mysql server, it's not creating any row in mysql.func table . Even though i have multiple functions in my mysql server , this table is empty . ...
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How to create relations in database

I have two table: users and projects. In projects admin can add projects like: web design, SEO , etc.... I need to add abilty to admin can add some users to certain project... For example I need ...
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Mysql Trigger to call a java method, its pros and cons?

I have a requirement to call a Java method once a new record has been inserted in to the DB. I would like to know is it a efficient way to do ? what could be the performance issues as my table expects ...
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Warehouse Database Design Question

Apologies if this has been answered previously but I have been unable to get a specific model to work. I have a database table that needs to store some very basic info for a reporting system. The ...
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How to turn Event Scheduler On permenantly in mysql

How do i turn on the event scheduler in mysql permanently. I'm using phpmyadmin and i have scheduled an event to copy records from one table to another everyday at a specific time, but the records are ...
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MySQL: How to write a recursive function to show menu tree?

I try to build a menu tree inside the SQL with this function: DROP FUNCTION IF EXISTS hello_world; DELIMITER $$ CREATE FUNCTION hello_world(_typeId INT, _typeText TEXT) RETURNS TEXT BEGIN ...
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MySQL 5.5 only use 1 thread and 30% cpu

i have a big issue, every day i need to update or insert like 3.3 milion rows, i have trying to do what ever i can but it still only run like 605 query/s i use VirtualBox so my setup are testing on 1, ...
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mySQL running on 100% CPU both on RDS and EC2

How do we troubleshoot an issue with Amazon wherein my database queries (PHP/MySQL) are eating 100% CPU most of the day? Traffic=200 connections average mySQL version = 5.5.40 The ...
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mysqldump doesn't restore database. why not?

Why doesn't my restore operation work? I created a dumpfile for a database using: mysqldump -u root -p databasename > /home/databasename_bkup.sql I then opened the dumfile and confirmed ...
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Table Design for Student Attendance hourly for each day

I have created a table (attendance_details) for storing every day attendance of Students in MySQL. Need to capture attendance for hourly (1-8hrs) every day. I have the student details in separate ...
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Is it a waste to set innodb_buffer_pool_instances greater than the # of CPUs?

I set the innodb_buffer_pool_size to 20GB on a server with 12 CPU cores. My full database is 11gb, however most of it is archived tables that are almost never used. The total queried data is around 3 ...
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Slow query while selecting a higher offset from millions of rows

I have sort of security log files containing millions of rows. On my current testing I imported the data for one month which is the sum of ~14,000,000 records. The table contains several set of fields ...
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Alternative to using subqueries

Anyone please help me to optimize this query SELECT COUNT(csd.search_id) AS searches,count(distinct cd.cust_phone) as unique_searches, (SELECT COUNT(csd.product_type) FROM ...
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Centos 5.11 mysql-server 5.0.95 upgrade to mysql55w-server

Here's my thought process on my upgrade: mysqldump --all-databases > backup.sql service mysqld stop yum remove mysql mysql-server yum install mysql55w mysql55w-server service mysqld start ...
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MySQL - Is it possible to assign permission to count the number of tables in a database without permissions on individual tables?

As part of a script I am trying to count the number of tables that exist in a particular MySql schema. Using my own user I am using the query SELECT COUNT(*) FROM information_schema.tables WHERE ...
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Does creating an empty table in MySql have any effect(downtime) on production?

Disclaimer: I am, in all probability, paranoid about pushing a patch on a production server. The patch alters the schema, by creating a new table (which is empty), and changes some stored procedures ...
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How to only display a variable in PHP inside a MySQL query when it has a content or when a condition is true?

How do I only display $mon or any variable when it has content? whenever i use this syntax and for example, monday must contain the number 1 and tuesday would contain number 2 and the other ones have ...
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Need to convert date to word using trigger

I have created a datetoword function in Mysql. Checked the function working fine. Now using this function need to convert the date from field1 (date-datetype) to field2 (Varchar-datatype) within the ...