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

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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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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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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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Can MySQL log lock waits?

Is it possible to have MySQL log queries or transactions where lock waits occur? One can debug specific application errors generated from lock wait timeout errors from the DB but without the ability ...
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Why are tiny Innodb row updates causing so much disk IO?

This is a followup question to my earlier How can I determine which Innodb table is being written? Using the accepted answer from the above-referenced question I was able to determine which (two) of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to speed up this query

MySQL doesn't have nearest neighbor search so. So I try to come up with a "distance" that's reasonable so the number of returned query is around 20-200. That way innodb doesn't have to compute ...
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mysql server is not sending result set back after query execution to client and staying in sending data state

When I pass a query from my Java application to mysql server, it stays in Sending Data state and not returning result set back to application. When I execute the same query in SQLYog directly, it ...
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Socket problems after upgrade

We just upgraded from 5.1 to 5.5 and seem to be having some weird socket issues. Here is the data I think is needed, let me know if you guys have any ideas. First, here's the error message we're ...
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Use join to aggregate data from various normalized tables

I have a database as follows: tbl_clients (Primary Key: client_id, Foreign Keys:place_id,district_id,zone_id,country_id) tbl_places (Primary Key: place_id) tbl_districts (Primary key: district_id) ...
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MySQL: querying json

I have json text inside a MySQL table : [{"key_fiyat":"100.00"},{"key_fiyat_primi":"USD"},{"key_il":"33"}] now I want to select ... from table where key_il = 33 How can I do it in php ?
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MySQL Dynamic columns duplicate value workaround

As the title suggests i have the following code which transposes certain row values into field names, however the problem im having is that the values "closed" & "reopened" may appear in several ...
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How to use a subquery that returns multiple rows?

I am getting Error 1242 : Subquery returns more than 1 row. Basically, I have to do this : select data from my database based on a time criterion (between 2 dates) and then apply a filter on the ...
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Combine and display multiple row data with same column data in MySQL

I have a menu, from where every item ordered is stored in a row. For a single order, there can be multiple rows.What I want is that when I display it, for same order_number ( number) all rows data is ...
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Access Denied to users after upgrading mysql to 5.5.40

I recently upgraded mysql from 5.1.0 to 5.5.40 but suddenly some users seem to have lost the previlages. All the projects are live and those with issues are showing database connection error. How can ...
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MySQL JDBC Driver puts transaction in read only. Why?

Using the MySQL JDBC connector with a MySQL 5.6.22 data source defaults the transaction mode to read only. Anyone know why?
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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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Mysql Master - Master Replication

i have established a master A and master B replication between two servers.Both are getting replicated.But it is limited with only one database. My questions 1.How to create a new database in ...
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Slow Query Performance - Can't Debug

I have a MySQL query that I am trying to debug the performance issue but cannot. I know that the majority of the query is reading/processing rows (Sending Data state). However, in the explain output, ...
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Oddness with MySQL with InnoDB - CPU capped at 50%

I have MySQL 5.5.22 with InnoDB, running on multiple c3.8xlarge EC2 instances. Which is to say, the VMs are set up with 32 CPUs & 59 GB RAM There are no CPU controls in MySQL, right? Then why ...
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unable to add data source on idashboard admin

I am in the process of adding data source on iDashboard , Data Source section. So, for that I downloaded the driver from here which is mysql-connector-java-5.0.8-bin-jar and currently trying to enter ...
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How to solve MySql Slave Error 1452 Foreign key constraint fails?

I am site administrator. We use to have a mysql 5.5.40 master(db01) - slave(db02) setup. One day our master server (db01) got down due to hardware failure. So we switched our site to slave (db02) ...
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Trying to create a trigger to fill two columns (MySQL)

I am trying to create a trigger to update columns on a table when a new record is added to another table. This is the code I am using CREATE TRIGGER `hire` AFTER INSERT ON `hire` FOR EACH ROW BEGIN ...
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Daemon Waiting for activation in mysql event

When I do, SHOW PROCESSLIST; on mysql, for my event, I see the following result: Q1 )Why does it shows Waiting for next activation all the time? Q2) At times my scheduler turns off which causes my ...
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Configuration help my.cnf Mysql

Is the following my.cnf file OK for a dedicated server with 56GB of RAM (on ubuntu server and 8 processors)? I'm running just one website on the server and there is a high demand on my cpu from ...
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Following mysqltuner suggestions: query_cache_size and join_buffer_size

So I am following the suggestions of mysqltuner, and so far I've had great results, the server is performing well (dedicated VPS running a large Magento eCommerce store) There is only two issues left ...