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

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How to take physical backup of MYSQL database

I am trying to find out some tool which can take physical backup of MYSQL database. Like mysqlbackup but it is not open source. There is mysqldump but i want to take physical backup. Can someone ...
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How to cache query for re-use in following UNION of queries?

I need to perform query, save the result and re-use it multiple times in one session (something like WITH in Oracle DB). This is the query I want to save: SELECT `event`.id, event.name FROM ...
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Identifying cause of high I/O

I'm trying to diagnose the bottleneck for high-write I/O activity on a percona master (with replication to a slave). The pattern of behaviour is roughly cyclic and regular: 60 mins of 75-90% ...
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Error 2003: Setting up MySQL Replication

Trying to setup MySQL Replication using this guide here : http://wpguru.co.uk/2013/05/how-to-setup-mysql-masterslave-replication-with-existing-data/ I was able to do this on two random VMs running the ...
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Different column for different conditions when joining

I am using MySQL database and in that two tables, relation is one to many. One table is product table, sample data: +----+----------+ | id | name | +----+----------+ | 1 | product1 | | 2 | ...
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Master-Master Replication Duplicate Key

I have set two servers master-master replication mysql , i manage to set successfully but the problem is the duplicate key i got MASTER 1 Configuration /etc/my.cnf [mysqld] server-id=1 bind-address ...
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How can I make multiple joins on the same table?

I have a table (signal) which contains references to two other tables (ee and eeav). I want to perform an SQL Query which combines the data from ee and eeav tables. The situation is as follows: The ...
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How to find the length of multiple column index in MySQL

Is there a way to find out what is the length in bytes for the unique index (NKU) key created through the following command: CREATE TABLE test_ ( testId bigint(20) NOT NULL, name varchar(75) ...
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Is there any value in adding an already indexed column to a composite index?

The title says it all. Does the query optimizer see composite indexes where each column is already indexed as redundant? Or, is it used when each of the composite index's columns are in the WHERE ...
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What's the complexity of renaming a column in MySql?

We want to rename a column in our MySql (version 5.5) database with something like this: ALTER TABLE t1 CHANGE a b INTEGER; Is this an O(N) (N=number of rows in the table) or an O(1) operation? I ...
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Immigrate to file-per-table mode in MySQL

I have 20 MySQL databases and in each there are about 20 tables. All the data is saved in a file called ibData1. Now I discovered about the file per table mode but if I change the value in the my.ini ...
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Generate INSERT statement from SELECT query

I have two databases, in first database I have a table called zoom_city and in the second database I have a table called courrier_city. The SQL for each is below: CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS ...
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Mysqldump --flush-logs results in small backup files?

New to MySQL and just learning how to setup a daily full backup (binary logs enabled). My goal is to run a daily full backup of the databases/schemas and reset the binary log. I'm currently using an ...
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MySQL replication: slave not updated

This has been asked many times over but we really cannot get a simple Master-Slave Mysql (5.5.25) replication to work for our two dbs (FatTree and Torus). And no trace of error in the logs. The ...
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Poor query performance in MySQL

I have a 10 million record table in a MySQL 5.5 InnoDB. It's running in a 16GB RAM server with good CPU and fast HD. When I run the following query SELECT DISTINCT knowledge_id, ...
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What happens when we take a timediff between timestamp and datetime

Say I have following table in mysql (5.5+): CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS `test` ( `id` int(11) NOT NULL, `x_time` timestamp NOT NULL DEFAULT CURRENT_TIMESTAMP ON UPDATE CURRENT_TIMESTAMP, ...
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How to use LOW_PRIORITY for heavy queries?

I have scheduled heavy UPDATE queries at administrator level, and since they are heavy UPDATEs with multiple JOINs, consume a huge amount of resources. I do not want them to stop end users from ...
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Query result set

I've 1 query written in our legacy system. (using MySQL 5.5) Now, with growing data - the below mentioned query taking huge time. In our system, we've somewhat 2,000,000,000 (2 billion rows) approx ...
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Installing MySQL in Solaris

I am trying to install MySQL 5.5 on Solaris 10. I executed the code useradd -r -g mysql mysql where a group called mysql is already created using groupadd command. I get the following error : UX: ...
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MySQL geospatial query optimisation suggestions

I am new to DB Administration. Trying to sort out this query which is the heart of our application. I am searching google on similar questions, but would like an experts opinion on my particular ...
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Timeout on ALTER TABLE table ENGINE=InnoDB - is table still converted?

I'm converting tables in an old MYISAM database to InnoDB to increase robustness in case of power loss etc. I'm using Mysql 5.5.x Before doing the production system, I am doing a trial run on a copy ...
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wordpress table is crashed and should be repaired

I run a wordprees website and use a managed VPS server with cPanel/WHM. Got bellow error log and check the table. I repaired the table with repair table command from phpmyadmin. But this problem occur ...
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Converting live MyISAM table to InnoDB

I have a table that tracks web traffic. The table is constantly written and read from. Since table is pretty big in size I have to make sure the application will not "freeze" in the process of ...
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Two different MYSQl instances on same machine?

I have MySQL 5.6 installed (Linux). /var/lib/mysql /etc/my.cnf I have a cold backup that I am recovering: /var/lib/mysql_backup /etc/mybackup.cnf In April I was able to get the backup started ...
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How to prevent Cartesian joins when value can be in either field?

I have a table of articles where the same article may be presented to different audiences with slightly altered text depending on the user's access level. When this occurs, the article will have the ...
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Change normal user to admin in MySQL

I have set up a MySQL database. My problem now is I can't add new users with the user I have created. I try to grant access but I can't still add new users to my system. I use Workbench to add new ...
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How can I return column names in dot notation in MySQL?

I want to return column names into a table. But I also want to avoid redundancies like 'id' and 'id'. I did: INSERT INTO columns(name) SELECT COLUMN_NAME FROM INFORMATION_SCHEMA.COLUMNS WHERE ...
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Create user for alternate port

I am running a private MySQL instance on WebFaction WebFaction is a shared host who provides both for their public MySQL instance and for your own private MySQL instance. The private instance is a ...
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MySQL gives me:“Can't open and lock privilege tables: Table 'host' is read only”

I am facing problem restoring a MySQL database. My primary database was MySQL 5.1 and now I am trying to copy it to MySQL 5.5. The database was backed up by using Xtrabackup. I am using Ubuntu ...
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What is the difference between NULL and \N while loading data from a csv using load data local infile

I have a table which has four fields create table test_hc1(cola int,colb int,colc varchar(20),cold int); Now, I am trying to load following data 1,2,\N,4 and the third field in table is coming ...
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Is there any query to fetch the a single row data in chunks?

The data stored in a row is just like "Phone Number:--- xxxxxxxxxxx Call Type:--- MISSED Call Date:--- 2013-06-13 Call duration in sec :--- 0 Phone Number:--- xxxxxxxxxxx Call Type:--- OUTGOING Call ...
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BEFORE INSERT trigger in MySQL

I am new to MySQL and I'm having problems creating a BEFORE INSERT trigger. I get an unexpected END error. I have a table named verlof_aanvragen with a column datum (and 6 more columns). What I ...
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How to run a SELECT query within while loop in PHP?

Within a SELECT query via PHP while loop, I need to run a mysql SELECT query as $result1 = $mysqli->query("SELECT * FROM table1"); while ( $row = $result->fetch_assoc() ) { if ( $row['X'] == ...
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MySQL+Web-App Performance Issues using different servers

We are having a performance issue with our MySQL servers that does not make any sense. I have read countless articles from many people (mostly Percona) and have made my.cnf tweaks. We have even manage ...
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Innodb table is taking randomly long time to execute the insert query and in show processlist showing as queryend/updating

Innodb table is taking randomly long time to execute the insert query and in show processlist showing as queryend/updating and it happens for the similar queries for the same table and the queries got ...
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ORDER BY optimization issue

I have a query: SELECT user_details.id , user_details.first_name , user_details.last_name, user_accounts.name account_name, jtl0.account_id account_id, user_details.title , ...
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Table corruption: How to perform Innodb Checksum checks in MySQL 5.5 for Windows?

Having a corrupted Mysql 5.5.31 (Windows) database, my question relates to the the top solution provided in How do you identify InnoDB table corruption? , more precisely to the following script that ...
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MySQL replication — issue with mysql.proc during replication from 5.0 to 5.5 host

We are replicating from a mysql 5.0.45 host to a 5.5.26 host over WAN. Every once in a while one of our databases does not accept a query and halts the replication. "'Column count of mysql.proc is ...
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Changing TEXT to VARCHAR

In a MySQL database (InnoDB) we have a table containing roughly 60.000.000 rows. One of the columns is of type text. Currently the longest entry has length 360 (found using SELECT MAX(LENGTH(value)) ...
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Unique index on 2 columns in mysql

I have one table in mysql named 'UserFriends' where I am updating my websites user's friends details. here is the schema of the table (UserFriends) id int, Userid int, friendid int, createdate ...
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Breaking Semisynchronous Replication in MySQL 5.5

I've set up Semisynchronous Replication between two MySQL 5.5 servers running on Windows 7. My application is running and updating the database of the master server and same is being updated in the ...
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Create a mysql slave database from master database

I have a mysql master database running. I want to have a slave database. So, I stopped the master mysql database and copied it to the slave machine. I had bin log enabled on master so even those files ...
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Should master and slave have same mysql version?

I have a master database running mysql 5.5.11, and I am planning to setup a new slave. I am planning to use the 5.5.30 as it is the latest version. For setting up new slave, I am copying files from ...
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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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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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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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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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Retrieve double data type value in non exponential form

Is it possible to retrieve non-exponential value in double data type column? After the width of the column is increased to 15 it shows the values in exponential form. Now I get the following: ...
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MySql - selecting into file and re-loading it with special characters

I have a MySql table called twitter_statuses which as the title suggests holds twitter statuses. here is the table structure. this table contains all sort of characters in the text column, and some ...
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MySQL Cluster Steps To Recover Data If Catstrophic Failure Occurs

I want to know if a catstrophic failure occurs (like a power outage), and all nodes in MySQL Cluster are shutdown in cluster then data will be lost even though a backup was taken? Or it possible that ...