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

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Select post and concatenating all categories it belongs to

I have 3 DB tables POSTS +----------+----------+----------+ | id | title | content | +----------+----------+----------+ CATEGORIES +----------+----------+ | id | title | ...
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Create Drop Temporary Table very slow vs Truncate

I've got this stored Procedure that is called by an event that runs every 1 minute. The stored procedure selects some data from one device and puts it in a temporary table. Than it picks up other ...
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Upgrade from mysql 4.1 to mysql 5.5

I was going through upgrade process of mysql server. It is mentioned that to upgrade from 4.1 to 5.5 we need to upgrade step by step like first to 5.0,5.1 ...5.4 and then 5.5. I have some questions : ...
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MySQL database configuration for fastening the select and insert queries

There are several DBEngines are available for MySQL DB. Currently I'm using InnoDB. My actual problem is, I have a table that consist of millions of data. Therefore the select queries that given to ...
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Slow INSERT/UPDATE on InnoDB

I have a problem with the performance of my MySQL server, let me explain: I instaled a MySQL server, version 5.5.20 Server version: 5.5.20-log Source distribution SELECT queries runs fast on ...
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How can I determine the performance (rows/second) for a certain query on one of my tables?

I want to find the performance (rows/second) for an UPDATE query on one of my tables so I can adjust my WHERE clause to select an appropriate number of records. The table has around 10 million rows. ...
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How can I execute multiple statements at once in MySQL Workbench?

I'm trying to execute multiple LOAD DATA INFILE statements at once using MySQL Workbench. However, they execute one at a time. Anyway of forcing them to run in parallel? Thanks for the help!
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update variable from multiple tables in one row

I have two databases, and I need to UPDATE variable 'birthday' from one row to another checking 'name' (from db1 to db2). The problem is, that 'name' variable in second db is located in another table ...
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How to update Status using IF Condition in Mysql trigger

I'm trying to write an update trigger that will Design_Update_Status to Customized when a date is entered in Custom_Design_Update_Date field and if nothing is entered that field it should update ...
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How to autoincrement Prod_id based on Product_Name using trigger in mysql

Product_Details table : (Fields) Prod_id(Primary key), Product_Name, Prefix and Slno(Auto incremented) i need to increment Prod_Id based on the product name field and prefix field (Input will be ...
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mysqldump 5.5.25 use swap instead of memory

mysql version 5.5.25, while use mysqldump to dump big tables, it eat lots of swap while there is lots of free memory. # free -m total used free shared buffers ...
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XML dump of MySQL database don't include foreign key constraints. What can be the reason? sqldump(.sql) file list it

I am accessing schema information of databases in XML format. I am taking dump of the database in XML format using the command below. mysqldump --no-data --xml -u root -p bakerydb > bakerydb.xml ...
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Mysql replication from existing slave to new slave

I'm hoping you experts can help advise me, I've got this topology: Live DB(Master) ----> Backup Server (Master and slave) ----> Test DB Backup server is a slave of Live DB, and Test DB is a slave of ...
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Mysql query getting hung!

I am using mysql 5.5. I create following temporary table: CREATE TEMPORARY TABLE IF NOT EXISTS tempdb.%s ( `count` int(10) NOT NULL, `m_class` enum('SMS','EMAIL') NOT NULL, ...
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Slow MYSQL performance due to sub queries

Here is my query: SELECT BAL,NAME, (SELECT SUM(DR) FROM transaction WHERE NAME=TNAME AND DATE < '2000-05-01') AS DR , (SELECT SUM(CR) FROM transaction WHERE NAME=TNAME AND DATE < ...
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Annonymous user has no privileges, but still able to show databases?

Output of SHOW GRANTS FOR ''@'localhost'; GRANT USAGE ON *.* TO ''@'localhost' However, when I log in using my default user account, which is later defaulted to an annonymous account by mySQL as ...
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Alternative to TEMPORARY tables capable of re-opening in a query?

I use TEMPORARY table for calculation of temporary data, but TEMPORARY tables in mysql has a big limitation, which made it useless for me. A table cannot be re-opened in a query. This mean I cannot ...
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Cannot find /etc/init.d file in opensolaris

While installing MySQL , I noticed a point, I mean to start the MySQL server manually , use the command cp /usr/local/mysql/support-files/mysql.server /etc/init.d/mysql The error shown is : cp: ...
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I can't get MySQL server to stop running

The output from MySQL Workbench when I try to stop it is: Executing '/usr/local/mysql/support-files/mysql.server stop' 2013-12-23 21:08:29 - Stop server: ERROR! MySQL server PID file could not ...
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MySQL Load Avg High — CPU bound or IO Bound or Memory Issues

We are using MySQL 5.5 and the database is approximately 10TB. The load avg is constantly high during day time. Following are the configurations and a snap shot of a 'top' command. I wanted ...
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Mysql 5.5.25 must be restarted to connect

We have MySQL v5.5.25 running on Windows Server 2008 R2. Occasionally people are unable to connect, and the only way we have found to fix this is to restart the mysql service. This happens every 2-3 ...
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Warning before issuing delete/update command in mysql/oracle , then executes

Is there any utility , function either in mysql /oracle that if i issue some delete/update command wrongly , a message must prompt at command_line* (if possible in ubuntu) asking whether "you sure to ...
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Data Analysis with MongoDB or MySQL

I have a need for processing some data in order to come up with some statistic. This is the scenario: Each user can answer several questions from the question list. They pick their answers from a ...
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Datetime Difference in MySQL when format is Varchar

I have two columns in a table: STOP and START, of type varchar. I want to have the difference between both columns, and I'm using : SELECT DATEDIFF(stop, start) AS difference from T1; It is ...
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Update the host field in Grant privileges in mysql

I have an existing table and I want to update host part in privileges using Grant command mysql> show grants -> ; ...
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Migrating database with views trough phpMyAdmin causes error in second host

I'm trying to migrate a database which contains some views and I'm doing trough phpMyAdmin export feature. MySQL version on servers are: Server to migrate: Server version: 5.5.34-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 ...
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Accessing Database from Slave server

I have an application running in one server eg: My Server's Ip is 192.168.10.10, and I have the MySQL database server in the same machine. The application connects database server as localhost. ...
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Query Execution Plan for MySQL

In Microsoft SQL Server you can see Execution Plans for queries to see how a query is executed, what joins take the most time and see any missing indexs now i want to do the same for MySQL scripts ...
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mysql doesnt have write access in data dir?

I am running a MySQL on my Windows 7 64 bit development machine at work and I can't seem to get around a database corruption issue. In my unit tests it is telling me that the storage engine (which is ...
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Join on with modified ON

I am trying to create table with summary of few other tables. All solutions i came up with are very slow and clearly not optimal. Initially I tried with multitude of subquerries but that was very ...
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Whether or not to create separate tables

I am working on a project, where I need to store the information related to A and B, the A and B both have identical columns.There might be thousands of As and Bs. Should I use "type" column to ...
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Mysql Command required for getting values from my.cnf

I am new to MySQL DBA, i have a doubt, Is there any command for finding my.cnf configuration file variables and its respective value which is mention in my.cnf file in mysql prompt itself. like we ...
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Importing large .sql file stops before even midway and starts deleting

Okay so i'm trying to import my minecraft servers .sql file into database and after first 1GB of importing data it stops without error and starts deleting what already has been imported any ideas? ...
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Merge rows with common field value in MySQL [duplicate]

I have a table which was imported from MS-SQL, it has about 1.9 million rows. After importing I realized that a lot of the rows are duplicates and there are no primary key constraints. The rules to ...
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Strange Locking issues while playing back logs via percona playback

Problem while replaying logs I am in the process of benchmarking a new DB node (specs at the end) and have run across some strange behavior: As described here i: Created a dump (innobackupex ftw) ...
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How can we check for data integrity when we upgrade from MySQL 4.1 to MySQL 5.5?

By data integrity, I mean: Schema integrity Data (record level) integrity Checksum was an option, but since the storage format for some data types in MySQL 5.5 has been changed, it won't be ...
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mySql Event gets expired on closing of the command prompt

As I am quite new to server side, I tried to create a event using CREATE EVENT enetname ON SCHEDULE AT '2013-06-13 18:00:00'+INTERVAL 30 SECOND DO update tablname set status= 'Expired' where ...
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What's the practice to generate long user id like those on Facebook?

Now I am about to launch a site and I have trouble coming up with a way to create long user id(e.g. 4000002). Do I set id to auto-increment(Starts at 0) and then add something(e.g. 4000000) to this ...
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Replicate database without Internet connection

I'm working on a company where I have a central DB and several agency databases. See the diagram at here. All the databases are identical, just the data can change and in some cases. I've no internet ...
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Should store procedures be cached?

Should store procedures be cached in MySQL? If so, How long it is stay in cache? In my case, When I call one stored procedure first time, it is giving me results in 1 second, after that it gives me ...
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MySQL replication is not happening when piping sql into mysql client

Today I noticed a very strange issue where if I cat a SQL file and then pipe it to MySQL client, replication doesn't happen. These MySQL statements aren't also written to the binlog. But replication ...
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Reinsert data in new table with new IDs

I have the following two tables: buynsell CREATE TABLE `buynsell` ( `id` VARCHAR(20) NULL DEFAULT NULL, `msg` VARCHAR(255) NULL DEFAULT NULL, `date` VARCHAR(25) NULL DEFAULT NULL, ...
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MySQL inserts/deletes slowing down after a while after Start/Reboot

The Setup here is: OS: Ubuntu 12.04 (1 Core and 1.75 GB of RAMO) MySQL Version: 5.5 There are about 8 to 9 tables in the database. On initially starting mysql the queries are fast at around 0.05 - ...
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mysqlbinlog (mysql5.5) output errors out (char length)

wondering why an invalid insert (exceeds char length varchar(100)) breaks when piping mysqlbinlog output to RDS-- when pasted into a client and run separately-- it inserts, truncates, and warns ...
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Why isn't my includeThreadNamesAsStatementComment JDBC parameter working?

The JDBC API lists a includeThreadNamesAsStatementComment parameter that seems to indicate it will prefix all queries with the Java thread ID. I thought this would be useful in tying back DB activity ...
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How to properly kill MySQL? [duplicate]

I have CentOS 64bit with CPanel installed and I use service mysql stop However, it keeps doing ..... for minutes and it never stops. It used to be instant. Any idea why it does that and how to fix? ...
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How to restore mysql dump file? [closed]

We have created a dump file (.sql) using the command mysqldump in mysql5.5. Now we want to restore the same. We are using the command :- -u[username] -p[pwd] [dbname] < [.sql file] But we are not ...
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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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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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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 ...