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Too much IO to MySQL InnoDB log files

I am using MySQL version: 5.5.38 I have dedicated HDD to InnoDB log files using innodb-log-group-home-dir option. atopsar -d 30 shows big load (>50%) to this HDD The thing is that I have only 75 ...
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Simple Query optimization using ORDER BY

The following is a simple query that is taking more than 10 seconds to execute: select * from inventory.asset ass where ass.product_id=83 and ass.expiry_date > now() and ass.status=1 order by ass....
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Moving datadir OK start, but socket error for mysql client

I'm trying to move my MySQL datadir from /var/lib/mysql over to /home/mysql (an ssd drive as I'm having iowait issues on /var/lib/mysql when MySQL is running on that drive). The OS is CentOS 5.6 (...
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Altering a table to add a New Column vs Create table with New Column

I have Table A which i'm tasked to add a new column is_fully_complete bit(1), and i'm thinking: Would it be better to a.) Create a new table Table_A_new like Table_A and add the new column there ...
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Show single value of one column for multiple rows of other columns

I have a SQL query which displays my data results like this. date emp_id emp_name spent_hours 19-08-2013 1024 jack 10 19-08-2013 1024 jack 11 19-08-2013 1024 jack ...
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How to access another Connect server table in my Local server in SQLyog 7.01?

In same server name using same database select * from area;(Working Good) Same Servername but Different Database select * from mysql.event(Working Good) Now i am connection TWO Different server ...
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amazon small instance mysql query too slow

I have mysql database with 1.5 millions records with 2 million categories records. when i do query on categories and city where clause it takes 304989 milliseconds. on localhost it too fast. i tried ...
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change character set in mysql permanently

I want to change following parameters to utf8mb4 so that mysql can store emoji characters and special language characters. but when i try running following statements one by one SET ...
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installing mysql 5.1 alongside mysql 5.5

mysql 5.5 is installed. I need 5.1 to install an old website so it can be updated. The installer refuses to let me install onto the disk with 5.5. I don't have any other disks. I downloaded the ...
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Could not access database

I have been trying to setup a local instance for a new application. I am new to MYSQL and I cannot understand how to actually connect this database to the actual web application sitting in the /var/...
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MySQL Database Memory Consumption

What is the right formula to calculate memory allocation for MySQL, and how can I check/query MySQL memory consumption or we tell where does memory consumed by MySQL is going. MySQL 5.5 in REHL 6.3 ...
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Setup mySQL in a chroot in Debian Wheezy

Sounds like a simple question, but the documentation is rare about what mySQL needs to run inside a chroot. I think I'm almost there, but I'm running into a permission problem that I can't solve, and ...
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MySQL 5.5, Xubuntu 14.04 - INSERT and UPDATE bottleneck

DBAs: I have been developing and maintaining plugins for Moodle for the last ~2 years, and have recently decided to try using my local desktop again, rather than my institutions ESX VMs, as a ...
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tables don't exist after unmounting and remounting external drive where database was installed

I want to create a database that's too big to keep on my own machine, so I'm trying to create one on an external hard drive. It works up until I unmount and remount the drive, at which point show ...
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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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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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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 [duplicate]

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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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 < '2000-05-...
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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 2013-...
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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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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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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 ...