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

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Backup / Export data from MySQL 5.5 attachments table keeps failing!

Can anyone please help! - I have a large table in a MySQL 5.5 database. It is a table which holds a mixture of blobs/binary data and just data rows with links to file paths. It has just over a million ...
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Changing the mysql.proc table directly after upgrade

Our host upgraded our mysql install without us knowing from roughly 5.1 to 5.5. This caused a problem because the table definition of mysql.proc is different as discussed here: ...
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Is it possible to force drop of mysql tables with FK?

For dropping a table in which a Foreign Key is used in other tables, it is necessary to drop all other tables having FK connection with the corresponding table. Is there a short way to drop a table, ...
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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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Change root password of mysql database

This could be a Rookie problem , but it seems that i am not able to solve it. I have MySQL server installed on my windows machine(MySQL 5.5) under the Admin username root. Some How i lost the ...
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when will Innodb support activation of triggers on cascade foreign key? [closed]

The Manual says: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.6/en/innodb-restrictions.html Currently, cascaded foreign key actions do not activate triggers. Any Idea when will this be implemented. Is ...
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getting error while starting memecached service with ndb engine

i am installed memcached library by following the steps in the internet. now there is a binary file created in bin folder of mysql now i exicuting the command memcached i am getting error like this ...
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Why does MySQL increment the auto_increment value when there's a constraint violation?

I have a table in a MySQL database with one column id, which has auto_increment and the Primary Key. There's also a Unique constraint in this table, on different columns. I noticed that when I try to ...
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Difference between On Delete Cascade & On Update Cascade in mysql

I have two tables in MySQL database- parent, child. I'm trying to add foreign key references to my child table based on the parent table. Is there any significant difference between ON UPDATE CASCADE ...
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Are there benefits to using more than 4 CPUs for MySQL?

We are running MySQL 5.5 on linux under VMWare, running on 2 CPUs. We are planning on increasing this to 4, but we have un-used CPUs available, and I'm wondering if there is any benefit to increasing ...
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Is there a product to auto-build indexes based on slow queries?

I'm looking to either find, purchase, or write a script to identify slow queries, identify potential missing indexes, and when needed create the appropriate index within a reasonable amount of time of ...
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How to outer join multiple tables to retrieve uncommon records

I'm trying to do an outer join in MySQL to identify records not common to 3 tables. Here's my current effort http://sqlfiddle.com/#!2/02b92/30 I'm trying to retrieve the records not common to all ...
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Are relay logs necessary for replication?

I'm trying to understand when/where using relay log is beneficial. According the documentation, mysql captures and writes events from the master's binary log as the result of the I/O thread. Then, the ...
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Nested query efficiency in MySQL

I have a table with several attributes like this: id id2 attribute -------------------------------- 1 100 blue 2 100 red 3 100 green 4 100 white 5 102 blue 6 102 green 7 102 ...
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avoiding unique key collisions across tables

This might be related to the idea of data warehousing, but i'm not sure, though it is extreme theory. We have a table where records get written to first, let's call it tbl_recording which looks like: ...
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How and where do I upload a mysql database?

I am new to Ubuntu (server edition) and mysql. How do I upload (import) an existing database with a MYSQL or (mysql.zip) extension that was downloaded from a web host (cPanel?) I do not have any of ...
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How to use OR in query with priority?

In a simple query like SELECT * FROM table WHERE id='x' OR id='y' How to give a priority to get only one of the WHERE clauses? I mean getting rows with id='x'. Only if there is no row, get row ...
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need help in Query optimization

I need help in query optimization,I am having table with structure Create Table: CREATE TABLE `ip_country_mapping` ( `id` bigint(20) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, `cron` bigint(20) NOT NULL, ...
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Need some support on MySQL Query

I have a query SELECT leads.id, sfav.id is_favorite FROM leads INNER JOIN teams tst ON tst.team_set_id = leads.team_set_id INNER JOIN members members ON tst.team_id = ...
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ERROR 13 (HY000) When Creating Database

I'm trying to create a database and when I type in CREATE DATABASE epik; I get the error ERROR 13 (HY000): Can't get stat of './epik' (Errcode: 13) I am running kubuntu 13.04 with mysql 5.5.31.
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How to avoid lagging when enabling log-slave-updates?

Master: 48GB RAM 16-core my.cnf: https://clbin.com/hlkUo Slave: 64GB RAM 24-core my.cnf: https://clbin.com/viLm0 Both are running 5.5.28. For the incremental backup purpose, I need to enable ...
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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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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 COUNT number of rows with LIMIT?

I want to catch X rows, thus, I set LIMIT X; but how can I simultaneously count the total number of rows too? Currently, I use two separate queries to do so as SELECT COUNT(*) FROM col WHERE CLAUSE ...
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How can I change the timezone in MySQL?

In a MySQL DB, I have two varchar fields. One is for date and one is for time. I need to change the time from CST to GMT. In MySQL how do we convert the combination of these date and time fields from ...
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Is there a way to get slow-query-log-like profiling information on a single query?

Specifically, I'm looking for this information: # Query_time: 0.011922 Lock_time: 0.000088 Rows_sent: 107 Rows_examined: 663 Rows_affected: 0 Rows_read: 107 # Bytes_sent: 4152 Tmp_tables: 3 ...
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How can I trigger this stored procedure on insert?

I have a table of error messages to which errors will be inserted. I also have a table defining interactions between errors. For example, when a "Power Restored" error occurs, it clears any previous ...
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Failing to get multiple values using join

I have below scenario: create table t1 (id int, title varchar(20), description varchar(20)); create table t2 (id int, info1 varchar(20), info2 varchar(20)); create table t3 (id1 int ...
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Simple query hangs on a specific column condition

I have two servers, and I a dumped the database of the first to restore it on the second. Everything works great, except that on the second server, I can't do any selection based on a specific column ...
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Monthly report by time [closed]

I work in a parking company. We need a report of monthly vehicle exits by time. select hour(datetimeout) as 'dateout',count(*) from to_leaveveh where datetimeout between '2014-09-01' and ...
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Using MySQL/PHP PDO, is there a 'simulate' or dry run option?

Does MySQL (or, ideally, PHP PDO) have some way of simulating transactions without actually committing them? (Can I get MySQL or PDO to act as if data is inserted/deleted/updated, without actually ...
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Group by age range and gender with aggregation function on some columns

In Mysql, I have a patient table with id, birth_year and gender. Next table is transactions in which I have id, patient_id [FK from patient] and checkup_date. I need to select rows such that I get ...
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MySQL: How to sync on demand beetwen two database in the same server

I'll like to know if it's possible to have a systeme on synchronisation beetween two database in the same server. I have a production database in my server , i want a dev database (same database with ...
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How to get “mysqlbinlog” utility for Ubuntu?

I can't find "mysqlbinlog" utility in my Ubuntu server, i can see mysql, mysqldump, mysqlshow etc... command line utilities but not mysqlbinlog utility. Can someone please help me from where I can ...
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unable to import the file

Gone through the below link also but i am unable to import CSV file in mysql. Even i had tried by using > LOAD DATA LOCAL INFILE but same error persisting. Please help me in this. queries i tried had ...
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getting one day timestamp in mysql

Please consider the following stored procedure I have: ORIGINAL Stored Procedure: -- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -- Routine DDL -- Note: comments ...
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Safely changing innodb_buffer_pool_size on MySQL replication master?

We have a MySQL server which is a replication master. We need to change the innodb_buffer_pool_size and innodb_flush_method to (hopefully) improve performance as the database has grown. What is the ...
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database design for dynamic menu bar [closed]

I am trying to create a menu bar which will load dynamically on user log in, based on the user roles. Say if the user is an admin he can see all the items listed under the header and if a user is a ...
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Migrating MyISAM tables from 5.5 => 5.6

I was wondering if anyone had any pointers on migrating MyIASM tables from mysql 5.5 to 5.6, specifically using Percona builds, via an rsync? Is this safe? I know we need to do a full ...
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Mysql 5.5 InnoDB growing CPU - Going crazy

Good morning, I'm currently facing a problem where CPU usage keeps going up until the server crash. I've tried multiple best practices proposed in this forum and on Percona, reinstalled the server ...
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How to store temp tables in memory during table “optimize”?

When optimizing tables, SHOW PROCESSLIST lists it as "copying to tmp table". I'm trying to ensure the copy takes place in memory to speed up the process. I've tried adjusting the tmp_table_size to ...
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What is the difference between uniqe index/unique/unique key/unique constraint keywords?

I am using mysql 5.5.16 What is the difference between the following DDL statements? 1) create table sql_query ( id int not null , query_text varchar(21826) not null , query_md5 ...
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Fastest way to create local copy of live InnoDB MySQL database?

We have a MySQL database (InnoDB) on our live Ubuntu 12.04 server which has grown quite large (25gb+). Every month or so we need to copy this database to our development machines to work on locally. ...
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ALTER TABLE - Rename a column

This got me nuts! I want to rename a column from read-more to read_more in blog table Tried all this: ALTER TABLE blog RENAME COLUMN read-more to read_more; ALTER TABLE blog CHANGE COLUMN ...
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Indexes slowing Insertions(Can't use Explain Insert to Analyse)

I have a MySQL database, I am parsing files from a log and inputting it inside. So far including a simple 4MB file in the database could take me about 4 minutes to insert ! and i have about 10,000 ...
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char vs varchar in mysql

I was reading the book MySQL high performance, it has mentioned that : CHAR is also better than VARCHAR for data that’s changed frequently, because a fixed-length row is not prone to ...
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Squeezing Maximum Out Of My Server

I have a dedicated server only built to hold MySQL databases. Currently I have a database that has 173 million records and increasing by 5-15+ million records very day. My question is what and why I ...
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MySQL Synchronous Replication on Ubuntu 12.04 with DRBD

I have been looking around for some easy and open-source ways to handle database synchronous replication. DRDB on a Linux server seems to be one of the fastest and easiest methods to handle database ...
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ESCAPED BY clause in LOAD DATA INFILE

Can somebody please help me understand what is ESCAPED BY clause means in LOAD DATA LOCAL INFILE statement MySQL 5.5. I am a newbie to MySQL so please bear with me.
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Large table delete in mysql

I want to delete a table with 10,000,000 records. Due to some restrictions I can't do truncate on that table (I don't have the DROP privilege), I can think of two options: DELETE QUICK To set some ...