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

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How is the key length determine in an index?

Aside from explicitly setting the key length when creating an index, how does MySQL determine the appropriate key len shown when running "explain"? Thanks
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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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Is there any value in adding a pk column to an composite index? [duplicate]

I recently inherited a database with indexes that contain the table's primary key as part of some composite indexes. Given MySQL adds a hidden column representing the PK regardless of whether you ...
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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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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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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 can I store least used table files to a slower drive?

Is it possible to separate the least used and most frequently used data files on to separate disks when using InnoDB?
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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 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 decipher the transaction message in innodb status log.

I have several transactions that seem have stalled. Looking at the innodb status log, I found several messages similar to the following: ---TRANSACTION 69DBBB, ACTIVE 947 sec starting index read, ...
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consequences of using “innodb_flush_method = O_DIRECT” without having a battery backed write cache? or on a KVM guest?

Mysql 5.5.29 Innodb- 128GB Ram - 32 cores - Raid 10 SSD. Our server which is a dedicated KVM guest on a 'baremetal' is hosting our heavy read-write DB server. Everything is file-per-table. ...
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Errors while creating multiple mysql-5.5 instances

I have installed 3rd mysql instance on my testing server. 2 instances already running without any issues. When I installed 3rd instance by mysql-5.5.30 zip source, it installed successfully but when ...
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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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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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Will redirecting queries to dev/null warm up indexes?

I'm trying to warm up the buffer pool. Will running a query and re-directing the output to /dev/null suffice? e.g. mysql -u username -p -e "select id from tbl where 1=1" > /tmp/results.txt Thanks
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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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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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Error “#1118 - row size too large” on the first row of the table only

I ran into a problem using a mySQL database. I have some columns as type text but when I try to enter data into the first row I get the error code "#1118 - Row size too large. The maximum row size for ...
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Mysql Master Offline

In a unidirectional Master-Slave setup, should the slave be manually stopped in cases where the Master is offline due to Maintenance, Crash etc. ? Or should one just leave it so that it keeps trying ...
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MYSQL: Join with many to many

I'm trying to create a view and trying to see what can be done, I have a main table a table I wanna join to and also a junction table. Event table (it's very big so it's just dummy data): ...
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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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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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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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MySQL Slave not updated

This might be a duplicate of questions on the same problem asked before. But all the suggestions to the previous questions do not seem to work in my case. I have set up Replication using SSH Tunnel. ...
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Space not reclaimed after dropping MyISAM table

I just dropped a rather large MyISAM table (~4 gb); it was 350k rows with about 11k of data per row. However, when I run df -h on my database server, I am still at 100% disk usage, so much so that I ...
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How to create two same name databases in two different MySQL users?

I am using MySQL 5.5 running on Ubuntu 12.04. I have created two different users as 'root' and 'abc' and I want to create 'Items' database in this both user accounts but I want this two databases ...
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MySQL users corrupt

I have a strange situation here: From time to time I cannot log in with any of my mysql users. I even cannot make a mysql dump. So I started searching in mysql files and I found that users.MYD and ...
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MySQL runs out of memory when importing innodb database

I have a small VPS with 512MB RAM and no swap (can't have any). I am importing a 1.5GB innodb database with mysql -u -p < database.sql Before the operation can finish it says : Lost connection ...
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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 update cust_id from Customer table to order table Cust_id field while inserting customer name using trigger

I have two tables 1. Customer_details and 2. Order_details. 1.Customer_details table -->fields--> Cust_Id(Primary Key) and Customer_Name, 2.Order_details table --> fields-- Ord_Id(Primary ...
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#2002 Cannot log in to the MySQL server / Connection for controluser as defined in your configuration failed

I use PHP/MySQL in Ubuntu 13. To reduce the size of ibdata1, i followed this post What is the best way to reduce the size of ibdata in mysql? and make necessary changes as told in the answer. I did ...
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How to acheive Concurrency in mysql when there is 500+ request simultaneously to the server

I am using Mysql (InnoDb), in this I am facing problem when we checked the curl request upto 500 connection at a time (simultaneously) but when we try more than that then my servers goes to idle ...
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MySQL record export and Import [closed]

I want to export the record(s) of individuals from a table in secured format and later import the same. Please let me know how to do it in java. I am using MySQL. Best Regards,
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How to removing or reduce the size of redo logs in MySQL cluster

Can anybody tell me that how can we reduce the redo log file size or can we remove the redo log file size in MySQL Cluster and also what will be the impact of it on performance of cluster.Also can we ...
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Repeated values in group_concat

I have two tables, first the table food and Second is Activity: INSERT INTO food (`id`, `foodName`) VALUES (1, 'food1'), (2, 'food2'), (3, 'food3'), (4, 'food4'), (5, ...
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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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In place upgrade from MySQL 5.5 to 5.6.11 removes all users from user table

On Windows, I upgraded from 5.1 to 5.5 no problem. Copied my 5.1 data folder into my 5.5 instance Started mysqld skipping grants Ran mysql_upgrade All good, but going from 5.5 to 5.6: Copied ...
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How to verify data dumps between two MS SQL and MySQL

I'm trying to verify data exported from MSSQL and imported into MySQL is 100% accurate using MD5 hash. On Linux, I'm using md5sum and WinMD5 on Windows. The encoding is the same: UTF8. I tried both ...
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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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MySQL: How to calculate potential wait time?

I'm trying understand the relationship between WAIT_MS and COUNT_STAR. Is this saying the average wait time is 3.2s and occurred 11,543 times for a total of approximately 10.5hrs of aggregate wait ...
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Is there a rule of thumb regarding the size and number of a buffer pool instances?

I know the consensus seems to be approximately 75% of ram should be dedicated to the buffer pool. But, I'm more interested in the optimal number of buffer pool instances. What are some things to ...
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Finding differences between a master and slave when pt-table-sync fails

I have a table that's showing some differences on a master and slave according to pt-table-checksum (PTC). I've found some verifying differences beyond that. Certain tables in the mix have composite ...
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effective mysql table/index design for 35 million rows+ table, with 200+ corresponding columns (double), any combination of which may be queried

I am looking for advice on table/index design for the following situation: I have a large table (stock price history data, InnoDB, 35 million rows and growing) with a compound primary key (assetid ...
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innobackupex is failing while exporting backup

I am using perl script which is working fine in one of my other box which used to take individual schema backups & finally take all schema together using percona innobackupex. I have following ...
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How to overwrite csv file of MySQL result set?

My SQL query is given below, select company.Company_name as COMPANY_NAME, IFNULL(followup.contact_date, ' ') AS FOLLOW_UP_DATE, IFNULL((select Full_name from user where user_id = followup.user_id), ...
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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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Uninstalling MySQL on Solaris

I have installed MySQL 5.5.31 in Opensolaris. When I tried starting the MySQL server, it says bash: mysql: command not found So, I decided to uninstall the whole lot and try doing again. But I could ...
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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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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 ...