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Where mysql writes its log seqeunce numbers and last checkpoint at?

I'm working on developing mysql log collecting system. To do that, I have to collect log sequence numbers from mysql LSN and last checkpoint location. But I have no idea where should Which log file ...
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Why does Amazon RDS memory utilization drop and disk space utilization rises?

I encountered a problem with my Amazon RDS(db.m2.2xlarge) where DB connections spiked up and my website started responding slowly. On looking up the metrics I was not sure why my freeable memory shot ...
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mysqldump --single-transaction, yet update queries are waiting for the backup

If I use mysqldump --single-transaction, according to the docs it should do flush tables with read lock to get a consistent state and then start a transaction and no writers should be waiting. ...
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add column without metadata lock in mysql 5.6

I am using MySQL Server version: 5.6.15 Homebrew. I need to add new null column. alter table requires no metadata lock. In order to avoid this MySQL 5.6 introduced algorithm=inplace. Here is the ...
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Is it possible to uninsall MySQL-5.6 and install MySQL-5.1 on RHEL 5

I have installed MySQL-5.6.x community edition on RHEL5. It was running fine. Since, it is my testing server. To find the differences in execution timing, I have to install the MySQL-5.1 community ...
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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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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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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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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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How performance schema in mysql 5.6 improve performance?

Since MySQL 5.5 performance_schema database has been added likewise information_schema. As we know that tables in information_schema contains statistical information like tables, plugins, partitions, ...
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Seg faults in Percona Server 5.6.19

Trying to figure out what went wrong here. Any advice would be appreciated. This server is running a new installation of Percona Server 5.6.19 on CentOS 6.5 16:05:46 UTC - mysqld got signal 11 ; This ...
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Unable to install mysql 5.6.17and configure mysql on Win 7 -64 bit Os

Already seen this post but not my type of question as iam stuck in the installation itself I am trying to install MySQL 5.6.17 on Windows 7 64-bit Operating System. Everytime I try I am stuck in ...
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Optimizing large table in mysql

I'm running mysql 5.6 and I am trying to optimize a large table without mysql recreating it. As a dry run I ran the same command (optimize table) on a smaller table in the same DB and mysql insists on ...
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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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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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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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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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What is the difference between Com_xxx and handler_xxx?

Initially my com_delete variable and handler_xxx variables are nil. | Com_delete | 0 |+ | Handler_delete | 0 | +----------------+-------+ then I issued a delete query delete from gt ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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MySQL5.6 on Mac OS X 10.6.8 problems when granting permissions to root

I'm having serious problems with a MySQL 5.6 instance on a Mac Server. We had to upgrade MySQL to a newer version, but it turned to be a bad idea, as we lost control to it. We had a backup of the ...
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Can I move the undo log outside of ibdata1 in MySQL 5.6 on an existing server?

I've been growing concerned about the large size of ibdata1 that can never shrink even when using file-per-table on innodb Moving the undo log files outside seemed logical but this procedure seems ...
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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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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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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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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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Cannot open table mysql/innodb_index_stats

After a fresh install of XAMPP and import from my linux live db that is working to the windows Dev-stage, I started encountering problems with INSERT. Everything else seems to work well. The errors I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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) ...