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Why does CAST(1 AS SIGNED INTEGER) return a BIGINT on MySQL?

If I do CAST(1 AS SIGNED INTEGER) I always end up getting a BIGINT returned, for example: $ mysql -u root -p --column-type-info Enter password: --- Copyright and help message snipped for brevity --- ...
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MySQL: Is the read committed isolation level safe with mixed binary log format?

When using the MIXED format with the READ COMMITTED isolation level, am I safe? The docs state (http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/set-transaction.html#isolevel_read-committed) If you use ...
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Database Architecture & Design

I am building a web application for project management which will be hosted on my servers. My application design is like this 1 - user register 2 - domain name will be created i.e ...
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Identifying table causing runaway rollback in MySQL 5.5 (InnoDB / Windows)

I have a large database (180 GB), running under Windows, with a runaway rollback that starts running as soon as the database is started up. I have started the database with innodb_force_recovery=3 ...
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Composite index works for larger set of data, but not smaller

This is a follow on question to optimise my.ini for key query Data model: DROP TABLE IF EXISTS `contract`; CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS `contract` ( `id` int(11) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, ...
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Emulating WITH clause in MySQL/query perfomance review

I have never really worked with MySQL queries till this last week. I was tasked with making a simple tool for my department that tracks contacts. Here are the 2 tables and the type of data they ...
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Upgrading from MySQL 5.5 to 5.6 - timestamp issue?

I'm looking at upgrading my Percona Server setup from 5.5 to 5.6. Reading the upgrade docs from MySQL sounds mostly straightforward except for anything involving time/date columns. As far as I can ...
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Understanding Indexes and using them better

I've been spending some time trying to optimise our MySQL queries that we use which essentially joins one table with 2 million rows onto another which has 1-2 million. I know MySQL is able to easily ...
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MATCH(title) AGAINST('test 11' IN BOOLEAN MODE) can't search number

SELECT *, MATCH(title) AGAINST('test 11' IN BOOLEAN MODE) AS Score FROM search_table WHERE `date` > DATE_SUB(NOW(), INTERVAL 1 MONTH) AND MATCH(title) AGAINST('test 11' IN BOOLEAN MODE) ...
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What should be the best practice to alter the table using the script to shift columns

I have a MySQL table which has columns 93 in it. All first 92 columns are INT(11) and the last column is of type DATE. |number|0|1|2|3........|88|89|90|ddate| | | | | | ........| | | | | ...
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Proper database configuration

I'm running MySQL 5.5 on Debian 7.8. My entire DB is 2200 MB large (all tables are InnoDB), the mysql process is taking up to 6G RAM but still I think that not evrything is loaded in RAM I have large ...
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MySQL can't connect as user with password locally

I am running into a strange authentification issue. Users can't connect to MySQL locally using a password, but they can without one. mysql -h localhost -u someuser -psomepassword won't work ...
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changing mysql configuration . Getting errors like Table is marked as crashed and should be repaired

On Our server I have done following configuration for Database: [server has 2 core, 2 GB ram and windows 2008 operating system] query_cache_size= 32M [Old] query_cache_size= 50M ...
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Records not getting replicate from Mysql 5.5.32 to MySQL 5.6

1. I have a MySQL 5.5.32 server (community edition) on one Linux server which is master. 2. I have a MySQL 5.6 server (community edition ) on another Linux server which is ...
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MySQL - Truncated incorrect datetime value on update statement

I have an application which produces log files. These log files include a Timestamp field in the format 2015-08-25T09:35:01 UTC. (there will be apx 60 logs produced at 0.25 GB per day). I need to ...
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MySQL/Percona Audit Log Plugin Not Working

I've been looking to implemement the Percona Audit Log plugin. So far I have installed it and configured it, and it seems to be working ok. Except, I have installed it on a slave Database as I don't ...
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Update queries randomly slow on INNODB Mysql

I have been struggling with a slow update query. Have already tried using indexes and other query optimization techniques. I have been using MYSQL database with INNODB engine. The issue is that, ...
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Delete using join or using sub-query?

I need to delete rows from a table based on what is present in a temporary table. For me, both of these statements work : DELETE from main_table where `id` in (select `deletable_id` from ...
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Reclaim disk space after dropping table(innodb_file_per_table = ON), strange scenario

I know it is often asking question. But I can't find answer for my scenario with specific condition. We use MySQL 5.5 We have always(I am sure) innodb_file_per_table = ON option in our mysql ...
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Unsafe statement written to the binary log using statement format

In MySQL error log I am getting this warning message: [Warning] Unsafe statement written to the binary log using statement format since BINLOG_FORMAT = STATEMENT. Statement is unsafe because it ...
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How to make an indexed search over a list (set)?

A follow-up question for How to most efficiently store possible combinations of categories? An answer pointed to SET datatype. As far as I know, the default search option for it, FIND_IN_SET, doesn't ...
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Optimizing MySQL for write throughput ceiling

We have a large MySQL database on AWS RDS, with a huge table around ~1.8TB with massive write workload. We recently hit a write throughput bottleneck, which caps our provisioned IOPS way below the ...
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Does creating an empty table in MySql have any effect(downtime) on production?

Disclaimer: I am, in all probability, paranoid about pushing a patch on a production server. The patch alters the schema, by creating a new table (which is empty), and changes some stored procedures ...
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Server version (5.5.40-MariaDB) does not match with the version of the server (10.0.15-MariaDB) with which this program was built/distributed

I just upgrade MariaDB (Mysql) 5.5.40 to MariaDB 10.0.15 by following this step by step. I have failed to enable the mysql and also mysql_upgrade with the following errors mysql_upgrade -u root -p ...
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Can MySQL Index Merge an Composite index with a single column index?

I am tuning a query and currently have an index as following : Index 1 : (col1, col2) An example query would be : SELECT * FROM t1 WHERE col1 = '1' AND col3 = '2'; I have created an index on ...
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How do I recover from MySQL InnoDB table/index corruption?

While trying to upgrade a database (in place) I got the following error. The server starts up and everything seems to be fine, except that the table mentioned in the message is no longer accessible. ...
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Lost Connection to mysql server at 'reading authorization packet', system error 0"

OK, this has been bugging me all afternoon now, I have a new MySQL Database '5.5.40-0+wheezy1-log' running on Debian Linux. It is to all extents and purposes a clean install. I have created two ...
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MySQL server: Unable to connect with root because of skip-name-resolve option

We had our MySQL server on an old server. We decided to move all of the databases to our new server. Old MySQL Server engine 5.5.31 New MySQL Server engine 5.5.38 We created one general dump file ...
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pt-online-schema-change with circular replication

So I have an alter table (adding 4 columns) to do on a fairly large table (74 million rows). The problem is this table has firstly to remain online and writable during the whole operation and ...
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Soundex on a Large Table

I had a table of names, containing 200,000 rows. This has now been updated to include over 11 million rows. The table is queried using a SOUNDS LIKE 'str' and the result is then passed through ...
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What to do with unused RAM on a MySQL database server?

For years I have been running dedicated servers with more or less limited ressources, resulting in unsatisfying performance of the web application (Drupal). Tools like Matthew Montgomery's MySQL ...
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Refactoring IN Subquery, Avoiding Query in a Loop

I've got a table which was designed as both the current data set for participants, as well as being the historical changeset for those participants. This table has been in use for approximately three ...
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MySQL query with order by decreased performance

Here is my schema: CREATE TABLE `UserMst` ( `UserID` mediumint(8) unsigned NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, `EMailID` varchar(50) DEFAULT NULL, `UserName` varchar(20) DEFAULT NULL, `FullName` ...
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crossplatform mysql_install_db script in mysql 5.5.34 on Windows

I downloaded mysql-5.5.34-win32.zip and found out there is mysql_install_db.pl script. However mysql 5.5 documentation says: mysql_install_db is a shell script and is available only on Unix ...
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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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table scheme definiation it this way that insert duplicate into another table

I have a table in which there is a column name with SP varchar(10) NOT NULL. I want that column always to be unique so i created unique index on that column . My table schema as follows : CREATE ...
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Incorrect information in .frm file after a power outage?

CentOS release 6.3 (Final) x86_64 mysql Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.5.31, for Linux (x86_64) using readline 5.1 SHOW SLAVE STATUS\G: Slave_IO_Running: Yes Slave_SQL_Running: No ...
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MySQL InnoDB slow inserts

I'm currently struggling with an MySQL Community Server 5.5.27 when inserting large numbers of rows into a table. We're running a 24 core Intel Xeon machine with an SSD software raid array. I did some ...
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How do I configure MySQL to store specific entire InnoDB tables on a different drive in Windows ( Server )?

After skimming the MySQL ( 5.5 ) docs on Partitioning, that seems to deal with breaking parts of the same table off onto other drives. I'm struggling to find information on how I pinpoint an ...
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SELECT + INSERT + Query Cache = MySQL lock up

MySQL server seems to constantly lock up and stop responding on certain types of queries and eventually (after couple of minutes of not responding) give up with an error "MySQL server has gone away", ...
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MySQL Replication - Used to work, now get error 2026

I've had replication running now for about 2 years, with 1 master and 2 slaves. Both are through an SSL connection. I'm using MySQL 5.5.15 on the master (CentOS), and MySQL 5.14.46 on the slaves (on a ...
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MySQL - Randomly long DESCRIBE queries

I have several queries like this (running on MySQL 5.5): DESCRIBE `TABLE`; And it randomly takes 5-10 seconds on my production servers. We have an ORM that caches this data once per day (per web ...
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innobackupex: What causes Slave_open_temp_tables did not become zero after waiting 15 minutes?

As you might know, in order to assure a consistent replication state, the slave should be backup only when there are no open temporary tables: ...
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Error in alter table reorganize partition for MySQL Cluster

My cluster contains 48 million rows and cluster contains 4 storage nodes . After that I add online storage node and executed alter table 'customer_tbl' reorganize partition. Some parameters of ...
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“Lost connection to MySQL server during query” error

I have MySQL 5.5.20 and this table: mysql> desc country; +----------------+-------------+------+-----+---------+-------+ | Field | Type | Null | Key | Default | Extra | ...
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Is there a canonical list of MySQL defaults which should be changed

I'm setting up a new mysql server as we're building a new app at work. Most of the developers/operations guys are familiar with mysql. Many of mysql's settings (eg strict mode) are set badly by ...
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MySQL cluster stuck in start phase 4, how to proceed?

Over the weekend our cluster we set up for evaluation had one of its data nodes lose network connectivity briefly. This was while another data node was in the middle of a restart (which had been going ...
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How to create multi volume file backup using symantec backup.exec

I am using symantec backup .exec for backup and restore in mysql server . Now I am in need to take larger database backup in tape .But it exeeds the tape storage and I am trying to create a multi ...
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How to profile individual queries using PERFORMANCE_SCHEMA

I've been looking at SHOW PROFILES, which seems ideal for what I am doing. However, I've noticed a warning that SHOW PROFILES is being deprecated and that PERFORMANCE_SCHEMA should be used instead. ...
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MySQL replication backup

How to take MySQL Master-Master and Master-Slave replication backup?. I have setup Master-Master replication with a separate slave for each master on Ubuntu. What happens if, I issue or schedule ...