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Mysql query is very slow

I am developing a website like any other social networking site using mysql. I wish it give people suggestion to my users, and I have implemented this functionality in my application, but It is ...
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MySQL UTF-8 Encoding Problem

I have two MySQL databases that are for Wordpress websites. One db is for a live version of a site, the second is a copy of the original that is used in conjunction with a copy of the original site. ...
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Keeping MySQL staging database on same server updated from production

I just migrated my MySQL 5.5.20 to Amazon RDS from MySQL on EC2. The one thing I'm having difficulty with is how to keep my staging database updated from production. Before, I just ran a nightly ...
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Can't remote access MySQL server running on Mac OS X

I have a MySQL server running on my work computer, which runs Mac OS X Maverick. I want to access it from home computer, which also has Mac OS Maverick. From terminal, if in 1 tab, I ssh into my ...
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Are many NULL columns harmful in mysql InnoDB?

As I explored the clustered B-tree index system of InnoDB, I think that the presence of many NULL (or small) columns has no significant effect on InnoDB performance. Does the presence of excess ...
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MySQL secure random string generator

I am looking to generate a cryptographically secure string for password reset in MySQL. I know I could do this at the application level in PHP; but that requires the OpenSSL extension which many of my ...
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How to rewrite subquery to return only 1 row

I need to somehow check if query result is NULL, MySQL returns error Subquery returns more than 1 row. How should I rewrite it in order to work correctly please? SELECT DISTINCT user.id, ...
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Is there a way to find my.cnf in shared hosting?

I'm curious is there a way to find my.cnf in shared hosting or is this file can be configured just by DBAs and no one can set his/her own settings?
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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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How long is “too long” for MySQL Connections to sleep?

I logged onto my server to check the status of the database and noticed on the SHOW PROCESSLIST; that there are a large number of connections sleeping that are very old. What duration should the ...
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ALTER TABLE - Rename a column

This got me nuts! I want to rename a column from read-more to read_more in blog table Tried all this: ALTER TABLE blog RENAME COLUMN read-more to read_more; ALTER TABLE blog CHANGE COLUMN ...
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How do you encrypt data while performing a mysqldump?

My OS is windows 7. How can I encrypt data while performing a mysqldump? From the command prompt, can I take a mysqldump with encrypted varchar and texts values? Please help me. Thanks
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Computed/Generated columns in MySQL 5

How do I create a table with a formula column in MySQL version 5? For example: I have a table named Product, which has 5 columns: id int, amount int, sold_out int, faulty int, remain_amount is ...
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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 can I optimize a mysqldump of a large database?

I have a symfony application with an InnoDB database that is ~2GB with 57 tables. The majority of the size of the database resides in a single table (~1.2GB). I am currently using mysqldump to ...
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Create Table. Foreign key constraint is incorrectly formed

I have my sql query SET FOREIGN_KEY_CHECKS=0; CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS `cms_pages` ( `id` int(11) NOT NULL, `chain_id` int(11) NOT NULL, `default_title` varchar(255) DEFAULT NULL, `created` ...
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mysql duplicate entry error 1062 when restoring backup

Sorry, I seen similar threads but I still couldn't find it addressing my issue plus, I needed some more info on this. Requirement: To create an exact replica 'db4' of an existing DB 'db3'. Procedure ...
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Find clients who bought more than 1 million units in 3 consecutive months

I want to find the client's code (cCode), who bought more than 1 million units, in three consecutive months. Here is my data: gDate cCode buy 2014-10-22 15108164 1653410 2014-12-22 ...
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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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MySQL 1264 warning from libmysql

I'm using the libmysql.dll library to connect to my database from a 3rd party application (metatrader). I managed to connect and things are going almost fine. I use mysql_real_connect and ...
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What is the Best Way to create MySQL Master-Slave Replication Setup and Troubleshoot it?

I am very new to Database Administration. I face a lot of problems while setting up mysql master-slave replication. I also face regular mysql replication troubleshooting issues. Can anybody helps ...
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Connect to MySQL (WAMP) via SSH [closed]

Hi I installed the latest WAMP on Windows 7. I would like connect via SSH to MySQL database and create dump. As SSH client I use PUTTY. I tried using the root account and also other accounts, but I ...
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Table Design for Student Attendance hourly for each day

I have created a table (attendance_details) for storing every day attendance of Students in MySQL. Need to capture attendance for hourly (1-8hrs) every day. I have the student details in separate ...
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How do you install MySQL 5.1.34 on CentOS 5.5?

I am trying to install Mysql 5.1 on cent OS. I researched a lot but could not find any link which gives step by step procedure. Everywhere, there are vague answers. Can someone please give me steps ...
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Restore mysql database with different name

How can we restore mysql database with different name from mysqldump file. I dont't want to open dump file and edit it. Any other better methods?
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Question on having a MySQL 5.1 replicate from a MySQL 5.6 DB

I have a question in regards of what potential issues that might happen with a MySQL 5.1 DB that replicates from a MySQL 5.6 DB. I know the risks involved based on resources such as ...
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Problem in Fetching Result set in Desired Format

I have 2 tables having the following columns Person ------ person_id, first_name, middle_name, last_name Items ----- person_item_id, person_id, item_type, status, ordered_date The query is ...
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How can I get MySQL to use the value returned by a function as a default?

I have a pre-existing table that has a column to that can hold a UUID. I'd like to be able to define a default such that new rows coming in (from legacy systems) will still get a UUID defined, via ...
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How to select the latest record of each hour in a day

I want to select the latest record of each hour in a given date, based on the datetime column 'reading_on' in my table , what is the best way to do it. I already tried group by HOUR(reading_on) with ...
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Exclude entries from SELECT COUNT

I'm new to MySQL and I have a problem with one task. I have a table like this: +------------+------------+-------------+ | code | name | location | ...
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MySQL case sensitive table names on Linux

Moving a MySQL database from Windows to Linux I have the problem that on Linux the names of the tables are case sensitive. This is a problem, because the Java application that I am developing can't ...
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Trying to avoid bad MySQL database design - can't figure out how to avoid too many columns

I am pretty much a beginner having only created a few small php web applications relying on a MySQL database. I am now working on a somewhat larger project. I am in the planning stages of setting up ...
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SELECT WHERE CASE

I have the following table (MySQL): -------------------------------------------------------- | id |product_id| store_id | stock_id | priority | ...
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MySQL: How to avoid case sensitivity in SQL queries when migrate from Windows to Linux?

I have migrated my Database from Windows to Linux server. In many places, query has been written without focusing their cases (uppercase / lowercase). So, these queries are not getting executed and ...
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How to properly aggregate?

I have a table for logs with over 6 million records. I want a query that shows me all the occurrences where the src goes to the same destination/port. I tried this: SELECT src, dst, dstport, ...
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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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Allocating 8GB memory to MySQL on a 64bit system

Specs - MySQL 5.0.x , Redhat 5.9 , Physical memory - 16GB I am trying to set innodb buffer pool size to 8GB (innodb_buffer_pool_size=8G). When i do, and start mysql, i get following error - ...
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Is there any way to recover a database after dropping from phpmyadmin?

I was planning to drop all the tables from a test account, but unfortunately, I didn't notice that I was in the production account when I chose to drop all the tables of my db from phpmyadmin ...
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Is there a way to run mysqldumpslow against slow queries logged to a table?

AWS RDS by default logs slow queries to a database table. Is there a way to run mysqldumpslow against that table, without exporting it to a file first? Or is there a better way to get a report of ...
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Mysql query performance

We have a database table and we found a weird query from old code. We can't really explain it, so we decided to analyze why it could have been done that way. The weird thing is that the results are ...
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MySQL stops unexpectedly on CentOS 6.5 with WHM/Cpanel after migrating server with transfer tool [duplicate]

I recently moved my entire websites from a dedicated CentOS5 server to a CentOS 6.5 on Amazon EC2 with the same cPanel/WHM version. WHM 11.44.1 (build 19) However after angry calls from clients I ...
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Why does this query take 32 sec to execute?

I keep my history records in one table and my pertinent data in another. I want to grab only the files from myfiles that currently have a given status recorded in statuses (ie, the latest status is ...
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Fourth inner join to the same table increases query duration significantly

As soon as I add a fourth inner join to a specific table, the query duration increases significantly: sub 1sec to 45sec. The table in question is deployments d4. The SQL Query: select a.id as ...
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How to check/change MySQL named pipe settings?

I'm having a hard time finding anything on this because I don't know what to call it. But when you install MySQL it asks you if you want to allow connections to the database from other machines or ...
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Importing Data with Single .ibd file

I have one ".ibd" file with me. I have configured my local Database server with FILE_PER_TABLE option. i have two question here. When i was trying to restore/import the IBD file, the engine expect ...
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query execution time in mysql

I have run the query in mysql which consists of approximately 33million records when i have executed the query select population1 < 200000 from city; it shows like this after execution ...
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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 to do Mysql migration from 5.0 (320bit windows) to 5.6 (64 bit windows)?

I want migrate My Mysql 5.0 windows 32 bit to Mysql 5.6 Windows 64 bit? Please suggest me the best way to do migration, i have around 10gb of data present in Mysql 5.0.
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Find problematic MySQL users and databases

We have a MySQL 5.1 server that is an "open" service: anyone on campus can request a database. As such, we have several thousand databases on this one server. As you might imagine, sometimes one ...
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How to select only first column dynamically on mysql

I have to select only first column. Because of i dont want to select all columns like SELECT * FROM table. But my first columns may vary like following: id article_id user_id product_id page_id etc.. ...