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

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MySQL Installation error: Unable to update security settings

I tried to configure MySQL server 5.5 on Windows and this is what I get mysql-server-5.5-winx64:56 - Attempting to update security settings. mysql-server-5.5-winx64:100 - Unable to update security ...
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How can I disable utf8mb4 entirely on MySQL 5.5?

I know you're not supposed to do this, but I have a MySQL 5.5 master and a MySQL 5.1 replication slave. That's supposed to be okay, unless I do something stupid like use utf8mb4 that isn't supported ...
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In Mysql 5.5, why is the upper bound of a character range not inclusive?

So I'm trying to query on a character range, i.e. all manufacturers with names starting with a or b: SELECT manufacturer FROM warehouse WHERE manufacturer >= 'a' AND manufacturer <= 'b' or: ...
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Is there a canonical list of MySQL defaults which should be changed

I'm setting up a new mysql server as we're building a new app at work. Most of the developers/operations guys are familiar with mysql. Many of mysql's settings (eg strict mode) are set badly by ...
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MySQL Tables crashing randomly

This is one of the many random Tables that get corrupted. Any ideas why and what would be causing this? How do I keep MySQL tables from crashing and MySQL from crashing? Repairing USR_wp537 ...
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Which is more efficient, trigger or PHP code?

My requirement is to move EMR data for a patient to a set of history tables when the patient has been discharged. I proposed to use an after trigger on the table housing the discharge flag, checking ...
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Connect Error (2054) - mysql_old_password issue still not solved

i use php 5.4.3 and i want to connect to a MySQL DB remotely (php script resides on a different server than the db) with normal oop way: $mysqli = new mysqli(DB_HOST, DB_USER, DB_PASS, DB_NAME); ...
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MySQL 5.5 - determining correct write[read]_io_threads on high-end system?

Specifically dual-CPU 32 core - 128RAM - RAID 10 SSD . Ubuntu 64 server. Heavy Innodb load at times - ~ 2000+ queries per sec. Heavy read and write. Currently we are running on the default ...
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MySQL 5.5 - Innodb - innodb_log_file_size higher than 4GB combined?

When reading online about innodb_log_file_size, it says The combined size of the log files must be less than 4GB So what happens if it needs to be larger? In books and online, it says to set ...
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Mysql 5.5: Optimizing all tables with mysqlcheck - is it useful to run the -check option along with -optimize?

I plan on running 'mysqlcheck --optimize --all-databases' to clear up some fragmentation. Would it be useful to run -check with this option or does the -optimize already take care of that? I am only ...
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How to Log IP Address for Inbound Connections in MySQL

Is there a way in MySQL 5.5 (on Redhat 6.x) to log the IP address from where a particular query has been run? And have that appear in the general log or even relay and bin logs? I am trying to track ...
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What would be the first things you do to find out about an MYSQL environment you are taking over?

I am new to DBA role, and wanted to know if there was any commands (or free software) that come with Mysql 5.5 (master/slave/slave) replication to quickly get familiar with the database, and also ...
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Contains statement Query

I need to check the string with the column if the column contains that string or not. example:String 'how to make pizza' and the column if has 'pizza' i need to fetch that.. like SELECT * FROM ...
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Automatic MySQL Replication Fail-over Strategy

I want to know that if replication is down due to some reason as if master is down then what strategy should be followed so that the replication is up instantly without manually intervening the ...
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Why max_allowed_packet is larger in mysqldump than mysqld in my.cnf?

If you look at the sample config such as /usr/share/mysql/my-large.cnf, you will find.. [mysqld] max_allowed_packet = 1M [mysqldump] max_allowed_packet = 16M What is the point? Because when you ...
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Query not using index when it should

I have this query (below) which keeps hitting the table when it should be using the created index. Is there something simple I'm missing here? How can I get it to use the index instead of the table? ...
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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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Storing user search keywords

I need to store search keywords in a database to analyse user needs. How efficient should my schema be? I'm thinking like this: CREATE TABLE SearchKeyword ( ID INTEGER PRIMARY KEY ...
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Best Way to Partition By City / State in MySQL 5.5

I have a table with ~20M rows and every query against it will include state or city or a combination so I was thinking of partitioning the table using a combo of the two fields like so: ALTER TABLE ...
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Unknown option '--no-beep'

I installed a new version of MySQL server (previously 5.0, now 5.5) and I copied the data folder in to the new one. Now I should perform mysql_upgrade. I opened the command prompt (server is located ...
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How to GROUP_CONCAT between given rows?

I have a table as id diary 1 breakfast 2 walk 3 start 4 office works 5 office projects 6 end 7 taxi 8 start 9 preparing for meeting 10 doing the meeting 11 end 12 night I want ...
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Server load discrepency in Slave with Master load being low and constant

We have MySQL Replication Master/Slave Setup db01 Master db02 Slave (ReadOnly) We are getting load discrepency on the Slave (db02), but the Master's (db01) server load is low. MySQL is the only ...
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Issue with connecting to the mysql database

We have an outstanding issue with VCC in chicago, there is an issue connecting to the mysql database If an agent does a refresh of the monitor they will be logged out. This is the error we ...
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How to split a string to and get info from another table in mysql

I have a system to assign score for each sentence stored in a column: TABLE 1: word_scores word score this 3 is 4 a 5 test 1 another 0 sentence 8 TABLE 2: ...
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Trouble with triggers and insert .. on duplicate key update

I have two tables with identical schemas. one is a "main" table that is pruned periodically and kept small. The other is a "reporting" table that is an archive of everything that ever was. For ...
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How are these two user drops different?

Other than the obvious, what is the difference between: drop user user_01@host01; and drop user 'user_01'@'host01'; In a sample test, they both achieved the same result. From Account Names docs ...
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restricting users to rows they created

To educate myself in PHP and mysql, I am making a browser based rpg game. This game will allow any number of users to register an account and, once registered, they can add, edit or delete champions ...
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InnoDB insertion faster

I'm a graduate school student researching OLAP with Mondrian OLAP. So I want to insert data into InnoDB (MySQL 5.5) faster at the initial loading. In this environment, the only user is me, so I think ...
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MySQL Slave Relay Logging but not logging Binary Log

I have a master slave setup both mysql 5.5, the setup is fine except that the slave won't Binary log to the standard mysql-binlog only to the relay logs. I fear this may be due to my lack of ...
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How to concatenate a column after x rows?

I have a table with columns object varchar(255), frequency tinyint(3) unsigned, I want to concatenate the objects if the sum of frequencies reach a value. Currently I am doing this in PHP as .. ...
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Backup and off-site restore setup

I've been reading a lot of threads about different backup options for MySQL and was hoping for some more insight so I can settle on one. Our current situation is ~100 GB of InnoDB and MySAM data in ...
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Large files in wamp\bin\mysql\mysql5.5.24\data directory

I have discovered these files located in the wamp\bin\mysql\mysql5.5.24\data folder on my Windows 2008 server. They are consuming about 22 GB on a 40 GB drive. I am using a LMS called moodle, that ...
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how to add removed partition?

This is the structure of my table: -- Table: t_keyword_conversion_ga -- Create Table: CREATE TABLE `t_keyword_conversion_ga` ( `id` int(11) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, `own_domain_id` int(11) DEFAULT ...
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Is it bad to create many mysql temporary tables simultaneously?

I need to make heavy statistical analysis to deliver some data to users. Currently, I catch the data from mysql and process them via PHP arrays. However, mysql temporary tables are quite better ...
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Enabling “log_queries_not_using_indexes” disables “long_query_time”?

I noticed that, in Mysql, when enabling log_queries_not_using_indexes, slow_query_log and long_query_time, the generated slow query log file will contain a lot of queries even if the query time is far ...
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Does mysqld wait for init-script code to complete before opening the instance?

I'm trying to automate the execution of an application code at MySQL startup. The init-file server option seems handy and I need to know if mysqld waits for all the code in the init-file to complete ...
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How to Restore data from binary log

I am trying to restore some lost data , but I am not having its backup .So I am trying to restore from the binary log .Please explain how to restore from the binary log in mysql .
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What's the most unsafe MySQL configuration?

I have MySQL 5.5.27-29.0-log instance running specifically for Jenkins. Since tests data is always recreated during setup, ACID is unnecessary and I'm hoping to sacrifice it to gain more performance. ...
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Unable to take backup of mysql database using Xtrabackup

I am trying to take mysql backup without any downtime but unable to take the backup using Xtrabackup . Actual Database is almost about 40+ GB in size. I am trying to first satisfy myself. Hence, I ...
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MySQL cluster stuck in start phase 4, how to proceed?

Over the weekend our cluster we set up for evaluation had one of its data nodes lose network connectivity briefly. This was while another data node was in the middle of a restart (which had been going ...
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Please help configure my Mysql for 12GB 4cores server

I use a dedicated server with 12GB memory and 4 core CPU with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (x64). This not just a database server. MySQL appears to be restarting frequently, I think I can tune the config to ...
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Not able to create a new table new_table from t1 by comparing primary key values of another table t2 in MYSQL

I am trying to create a new table new_table from t1 by comparing primary key values of another table t2 ie, 1) created table new_table 2) gave the query insert into new_table select a.* ...
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Restriction on self referencing on insert in MYSQL?

How to restrict insert on adding self referencing rows in a recursive relation table (a table contains foreign key points itself). mysql> SELECT * FROM Employee; ...
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How to Update same table on deletion in MYSQL?

In my Database I have a table: Employee with recursive association, an employee can be boss of other employee. Following is query I used to create table: CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS `Employee` ...
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How to create multi volume file backup using symantec backup.exec

I am using symantec backup .exec for backup and restore in mysql server . Now I am in need to take larger database backup in tape .But it exeeds the tape storage and I am trying to create a multi ...
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MySQL 5.5 Fail start Fedora 16

I installed mysql and mysql-server from the repos (MySQL version 5.5). Then tried to start it, but got an error. [root@server]# service mysqld start Redirecting to /bin/systemctl start ...
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mysql session logging tables

I've been building a session logging system for our sites. We get around ~15m hits a year and at the moment we're really only interested in stats about people who logon to our sites. Our table ...
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how to install mysql on mac?

My Mac runs Mac OS X, version 10.7.5., so it's a 64 bit system. First, I downloaded mysql-5.5.28-osx10.6-x86_64.dmg. Then I double clicked mysql-5.5.28-osx10.6-x86_64.dmg, it's mounted, and shows ...
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Query to take partial backup in MYSQL

I tried to take full backup in mysql using enterprise backup by using the command mysqlbackup -u root -p --backup-dir=g:\full_bck backup But I could not take backup of a single database , I ...
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How to removing or reduce the size of redo logs in MySQL cluster

Can anybody tell me that how can we reduce the redo log file size or can we remove the redo log file size in MySQL Cluster and also what will be the impact of it on performance of cluster.Also can we ...