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Why didn't MySQL keep the innodb_file_format after loading a mysqldump

I was loading a mysql dump today when I ran into ERROR 1118 (42000) at line 279: Row size too large (> 8126) Which I thought was weird because I know I had turned on row compression and was ...
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mysql no longer defaulting to /tmp/mysql.sock

I was testing some software to see if it could connect to mysql correctly when mysql is not using /tmp/mysql.sock. I stopped mysql, editted /etc/my.cnf to add socket=/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock ...
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How does the alter command work internally when adding a column?

Can anyone explain what the internal operations are that takes place when an alter command is issued? How is column modified? Does it use created_tmp_tables or created_tmp_files? As per my test, I ...
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What is default MySQL binlog retention in AWS RDS?

I tried to retrieve my MySQL RDS binlogs in order to run manual "rollback" for some SQLs. Unfortunately, I noticed that only 2 binlogs for the last 30 minutes are available. "call ...
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How to include a semicolon (“;”) in a MySQL pager command

I've just discovered the pager command in the MySQL command-line client, and I'm having a tonne of fun. This blog post is great: ...
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Not getting satisfactory performance improvement with NDB Cluster

Since last few days, I am trying to improve performance of MySQL NDB Cluster but can't figure out what I am missing/being mistaken in defining/tuning parameters. I have these configurations running ...
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Why query_cache_type is disabled by default start from MySQL 5.6?

We've upgraded to MySQL 5.6 and start seeing the loading of db server increased significantly, and finally found out the query_cache_type is defaulted to off start from 5.6. We enabled it again and ...
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MySQL still seems to be establishing a connection even when access is denied, causing aborted connects and instability

Lately the server's been going a bit haywire and we've spent several weeks chasing down leads to no avail. All we can tell is that when the websites go down (and come back up, and go down, and come ...
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Slower queries after upgrade from mysql-5.5 to mysql-5.6

There is lots written about how MySql 5.6 is faster than MySql 5.5 (e.g. http://dev.mysql.com/tech-resources/articles/mysql-5.6.html) but we upgraded our Amazon RDS instance (using the new upgrade ...
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Can queries containing deterministic user defined functions be cached in mysql query cache?

According to the mysql 5.6 docs: A query also is not cached under these conditions: ... It refers to user-defined functions (UDFs) or stored functions. However, I have seen claims that if ...
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How to set up MySQL 5.6 Master- Slave Replication step by step

I am new to Mysql replication. I want to have 2 MySQL servers, a Master and a Slave, running on two Ubuntu 14.04 Computers. Their IP addresses will be 10.0.0.1 (Master) and 1.0.0.02 (Slave). I need to ...
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SQL Question: Selecting different language versions based on availability

I have the following situation: I have a table that contains entries with language versions (German and English) as part of the key (the other part being a "name" field). However, not always both ...
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Find the last SQL statement executed for a given connection

MySQL running on Windows 7 64 bit. I'm trying to track down a leak of connections, I'm pretty sure the only ASP.NET app using the server is at fault here. We received the "Too many connections" ...
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MySQL Replication thread hangs on flush tables with read lock

I have a MySQL master/slave set up with row-based replication. At times of higher load we've been seeing replication halt and all slave thread activity commands just hang. STOP SLAVE, SHOW SLAVE ...
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Getting an error in MySQL Workbench: Cannot Open Administrator

I'm using local installation of MySQL CE on Windows 7 64-bit. Tried to use Administrator part for the first time. Here's the error I'm getting: I also see the following in the log: <object ...
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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 Server 5.6 only runs when making swapfile

I am new to MySQL server and I have setup a dedicated MySQL server. I am aiming to install MySQL server version 5.6 and since version 5.6 is not available on the Ubuntu repository I have to upgrade it ...
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While Loops Don't Work in MySQL 5.6?

I'm trying to use a while loop in MySQL for the first time, and decided to create a simple example as a test: BEGIN SELECT 0 INTO @n; WHILE @n < 10 DO SELECT @n; SET @n := @n +1; ...
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MySQL update row cell with 0 value with value from closest row that does not have 0 value

I have a list of entries that has a time field where unix timestamp is stored. I recently discovered that some of the entries have that field value 0. I want to run an update that will update those ...
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Why does InnoDB table by default uses the UNIQUE constraint instead of the PRIMARY KEY?

In my MySQL database I have a table with 4 columns, the PRIMRAY KEY, two columns with a FOREIGN KEY CONSTRAINT and one UNIQUE index on all fields except for the PRIMARY KEY. The SHOW CREATE TABLE: ...
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RDS did not restore to a specific point-of-time on my MySQL instance. Why did that happen?

I'm using a MySQL 5.6.13 instance on RDS and accidentally wiped all the data in it (something like 2.5GB). I used the restore to point-in-time feature to recover all the data and it only recovered the ...
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MySQL: How to find MySQL 5.1 (with built-in InnoDB) or MySQL 5.1 (with InnoDB-plugin)?

My DB server has MySQL 5.1.58-community-log and I am planning to upgrade it to MySQL 5.6 with specific purpose of improving my system performance and removing the bottleneck issue. So, I have gone ...
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MySQL 5.5 to 5.6 Upgrade. Will data remain the same?

We are considering to upgrade to MySQL 5.6 this summer. I would like to know if our data will be changed in any way once we perform the upgrade? I've been reading and I found that mysql_upgrade ...
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Why is setting open_files_limit making MySQL slow?

We noticed that adding open_files_limit in /etc/my.cnf is making server slow. Reference : What variable(s) to look to maintain MySQL speed of scanning through all database tables while it starts?
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MySQL: Moving Database from Windows to Linux

I have a Windows based dedicated server have below configuration: Windows edition: Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Service Pack 1 Processor: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5460 @3.16GHZ 3.16 GHZ (2 ...
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Force number of entries

My title probably isn't the best, but essentially I have a table that stores a host, vulnerability finding reference, and status. I am trying to query on those, but where I don't have an entry I want ...
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Amazon RDS - and binary log rotation

New to RDS (used to having my own server in my own data center). We are on MySQL 5.6 on RDS. when a slave gets behind in replication lag, the master ceases to rotate out its binary logs. It is, ...
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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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What is wrong with this a MySQL 5.6 procedure definition? Use a variable for table name [closed]

Just can't understand why it's throwing this error? Error Code: 1064. You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right syntax to use ...
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MySQL: Parallel Inserts and Primary key updates feedback

I want to get some feedback on MySQL on these particular subjects: Parallel insertions in a table by X java threads (~10 millions/20 hours) Partitioning on that table per day (partition by range) ...
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Optimize table and query, aggregate by date or date-hour

I have a table storing sensor data (100M rows currently) from stations from different sites. In my case, sites may have many stations. Create table statement is as follows: CREATE TABLE sensor_data ( ...
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Fast-Failover in Mysql

I need experts suggestion on this. I see fast-failover option is available from Mysql 5.6.5 onwards. I have a requirement asking to go for Mysql auto-failover of vip and database within Mysql itself. ...
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Can anyone offer an opinion on handlersocket vs memcached performance in MySQL 5.6

I must say I was a little mis(un)-informed about the MySQL Memcached plugin which offers the same NoSQL like access to InnoDB tables as HandlerSocket, I had only had experience with entirely ...
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Mysql Innodb as Key value store, performance

I read about NoSQL databases using Key value pairs (KVP) tables. So i wanted to find out if KVP tables would be faster than conventional relational tables (with multiple columns) in mysql with innodb ...
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mysql 5.6 GTID replication 'Got fatal error 1236 from master when reading data from binary log'

I Checked SHOW SLAVE STATUS error is "'Got fatal error 1236 from master when reading data from binary log: ''The slave is connecting using CHANGE MASTER TO MASTER_AUTO_POSITION = 1, but the master ...
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New users not working on MySQL 5.6 in Amazon RDS

I'm using the CREATE USER and GRANT commands as mentioned here http://dev.n0ise.net/2012/09/amazon-rds-mysql-add-additional-users-with-limited-previledges/ When I try to connect I get this in MySQL ...
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Master - Master replication Duplicate entry

I've got a Master - Master replication setup and it worked fine for a couple of days but I keep getting: Duplicate entry errors after a few days... My setup is as follow: One server in The ...
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How to get MySQL to iterate a subquery in an aggregate select?

Because the vocabulary describing what I'd like to do can be so disparate, I haven't had any luck figuring out why MySQL 5.6 is doing what it does. Consider the following two simple queries: #1 ...
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Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password yes)

I was trying to install MySQL 5.6.15 to my computer and got this error: unable to update security settings. access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password yes) I guess current root ...
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Data lost in MySQL InnoDB after crash

I found a 6-days rollback in a MySQL 5.6 community edition server installation. It seems that some logs were lost, and I cannot understand why. 2013-12-22 20:38:54 380 [Note] Plugin 'FEDERATED' is ...
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Inserting and updating on same table

I am currently working on a database that aims to provide information regarding the amount of time people stay in a company's car-park premises. This is done using a table called "tbl_stay" which has ...
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InnoDB: Error: Table “mysql”.“innodb_table_stats” not found after upgrade to mysql 5.6

I upgraded to mysql 5.6 from 5.5, and now my logs are littered with such messages on startup I found a possible solution here, but it does not seem official. ...
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Tips for improving my particular batch processing

I'm working with mail data from the USPS, which contains 10 related tables to make up a single mailing, as well as a single table containing all of the scans that each mail piece may receive. Once per ...
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What is the Impact of Performance_Schema when all instruments and cosumers are enabled?

With latest MySQL version Performance_Schema is enabled by default and you can enable Instruments and Consumers as well to gather all performance related metrics and which is very useful to see ...
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How to upgrade MySQL (5.5) production DB to 5.6 with minimal downtime

Our existing Database size around 200GB. We want to use consistent, parallel backups methods. For testing, I migrated my Development DB from 5.5 to 5.6 by running mysqldump with option ...
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SQL queries are very slow

I have noticed that my queries are getting slower. Some update queries take about 48-50 seconds. Here's how it looks: [root@db-1 ~]# tail /var/lib/mysql/mysql-slow.log # Time: 131113 17:09:48 # ...
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MySQL 5.6.14 will not use proper key/index in query

OS: ubuntu 12.04 amd64 DB: MySQL 5.6.14-community amd64 I cannot figure out why this query is using the wrong index and doing a full table scan on the ar_batch (ab) table. Perhaps someone can see ...
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How to force higher values of open_files_limit or table_open_cache?

I'm having a frustrating problem where setting my.cnf to values higher than I currently have them does not 'take'. This is MySQL 5.6.14 on MacOS X 10.8.3 I'm trying to address dropped connections ...
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Converting MySQL 5.6.10 - 32 bit to 64 bit version

I am currently using MySQL DB Version 5.6.10 for 32 bit running in 64 bit Window OS.I want to change it to 64 bit without taking any dump..Can anyone help in this?
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unexpected null returned from calculated columns

I'm working on a program that will calculate journey times based on bluetooth MAC addresses and i'm trying to nail down the mySQL commands I need before I get cracking on the software part of it. i ...