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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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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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Fastest way to perform simple operations on 1 million rows

I have a simple table with more than 1 million rows in an InnoDB MySQL table. Here are the steps that I need to perform on each row: SELECT * FROM tbl where work_done=0 make some data processings ...
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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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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 subqueries but that was very slow. ...
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Restrict access to rows by usename

In my database i store data of different users (e.g. addresses or invoices) in the corresponding tables. I want to make sure that a logged in user only has access to it's own data in the tables (so ...
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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 import file with no column delimiter

Is there a way to use the mysqlimport command on a file that has no column delimiters? I would like to import the ctl file used with the sqlloader for Oracle
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memc_delete called from a MySQL trigger loop fails randomly

I'm calling memc_delete from a MySQL trigger's code. The call is inside a loop. Logging the results, I see that memc_delete sometimes returns 1 (ok, memcached entry deleted) and sometimes returns 0 ...
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Are there any caveats to installing MySQL 5.5 on CentOS 5?

I need to install MySQL 5.5 in CentOS 5. As CentOS 5 is a little bit old is there any odd behavior when you want to install MySQL 5.5 on CentOS 5?
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Killing a process without login to MySQL

Here is the situation: I was running a very complex query on a database which was expected to execute within a few hours over night(server configuration is not good and data set is large). This ...
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Mysql replication with c

I have huge database on MySql and It's become more and more huge. So, Now I am facing performance issues with my database. Some of tables has millions of records in it. like my login detail table ...
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Restoring a single database from mysql enterprise full backup

I am having command to restore all databases from full dump taken by enterprise full backup .Can anyone help me how to restore single database from full dump .
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MySQL - installed version 5.5 but mysql --version says 5.0.95

I'm running CentOS 5.2 and upgraded MySQL to 5.5. When I run mysql I get this: Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g. Your MySQL connection id is 11 Server version: 5.5.45 MySQL ...
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Optimizing a union query

SELECT id FROM user WHERE id IN ( 2,3,4,7,9,21,23,45,324,12,43,254 ) UNION SELECT DISTINCT user_id FROM workgroup_users WHERE workgroup_id IN ( 1,345,34,654,213,123,5,2,3,4 ) I know we should not ...
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how to autoincrement varchar datatype depending upon the product details name using trigger

I have a product details table, the fields in the table are *Prod_Id, Product_Name, Quantity, Slno*. Now i have created trigger for varchar data type field and implemented auto increment for Prod_Id ...
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How do I create a trigger that cascades new rows into another table?

I am having a table name link with two columns link1 and link2 and another table name hide with four columns hide1, link1,link2 and hide2. If i insert data into link table the data should insert into ...
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Btree index and Bit Map Index [duplicate]

Please clarify the difference between BitMap Index and Btree index. I am using mysql version 5.5.37-0ubuntu0.12.04.1. I can able to create Btree index but unable to create the same, Please find the ...