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How to get “mysqlbinlog” utility for Ubuntu?

I can't find "mysqlbinlog" utility in my Ubuntu server, i can see mysql, mysqldump, mysqlshow etc... command line utilities but not mysqlbinlog utility. Can someone please help me from where I can ...
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MySQL GRANT requiring additional permissions

I have a MySQL user (rundeck) that is being used as part of a deployment process. Its purpose is to create a new database, create a new user, and grant permissions to the new user for the new database....
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MySql Condition not working in trigger

I am developing a social networking website, where I have 3 tables - 1st for users(userid- pk,auto increment,username,etc.), 2nd for Album(albumid - auto increment,userid - of person who owns the ...
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MySQL my.cnf: innodb_log_file_size is missing

How to set innodb_log_file_size to MySQL database if there is no innodb_log_file_size in my.cnf configuration file? I'd like to backup via Percona Xtrabackup and the backup crashes at this point ...
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is this dead simple query too slow?

I have added and removed a few indexes from my user table and, while testing, didn't see the performance gains I had hoped. As a result, I removed the indexes and tried a simple query to see what my ...
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Usermanagement and a database pr user

Is there any easy way to manage users? Let's say, I need another user called user2. This user needs a database called user2 aswell - With only privileges to THIS database. It's easy to do, just by ...
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See indices implicitly created for foreign key constaints in MySQL

When I add a foreign key constraint to my table, SHOW INDEX doesn't show any new indices, but the overall space used by the indices in that table increases. Apparently, the index for the field I put a ...
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How to upload 1.5GB sql file on mysql?

Whenever I tried to import file in MySql on my Linux Mint system, "You probably tried to upload a file that is too large. Please refer to documentation for a workaround for this limit." this message ...
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MySQL Query logic for filters for wordpress site

I'm a WordPress (PHP) developer, however I have not done a lot of complex MySQL queries. I am working on an events website and want to create filters: User should be able to filter events by the ...
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Can I replicate slaves without a dump?

I have setup a new slave in a set and I just want to allow it to naturally cach up to the master and start using the binary log once it has caught up. However, I cannot seem to find anything on this, ...
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Is it safe to delete the innodb schema on a new Amazon RDS instance?

As per the title, I'm struggling to find out if it's safe to delete the innodb schema that's created on a fresh Amazon RDS instance. mysql> SHOW DATABASES; +--------------------+ | Database ...
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Almost identical queries but large time difference in execution

Exhibit A SELECT SUM(value) FROM Credits RIGHT JOIN calendar ON datefield = DATE(FROM_UNIXTIME(created_at)) WHERE confirm = 1 && reason = 1 && country = 'it' && created_at >...
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Select all rows with multiple conditions in another table

Here is my simplified database scheme -- ----------------------------------------------------- -- Table `products` -- ----------------------------------------------------- CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS `...
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Creating a FIFO List in MySQL

I work in Transportation/Freight and we have these things called "PRO" numbers or freight bill numbers, which you can think about as and Invoice and Tracking number for a shipment. Our carriers send ...
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MySQL replication - independent data update on slave

I have an unusual situation where I am migrating websites and their corresponding databases from one server to another. I have a database that is hosted on one server, A, where new records are ...
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Configuration to stop mysql sleep

I am trying to configure a mariadb / mysql instance to stop sleeping when there is no activity for a while. The reason being is that I keep getting the following exception in my java logs when nobody ...
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How much memory will allocated for a mysql view

How much memory will allocated for a mysql view,if not how it works,if allocated how much will be allocated.
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Huge differences of performance of MySQL in two servers

We have a MySQL server installed in two different machines, a testing server and a production server, both windows, which is used by a web application. The problem is that there are HUGE performance ...
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MySQL Table rename and Grants

We are in the process of spring-cleaning our production MySQL 5.0 database, and this includes the renaming a number of tables. We are using the following syntax for the rename ALTER TABLE `mydb`.`...
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MySQL: Is there any possible way to get notified about mysql-server FOREIGN KEY CONSTRAINT violation during INSERT, if FOREIGN_KEY_CHECKS=0 ?

Plese don't bite me, i'm a newbie here ... So here is the question: Is there any possible way to get notified about mysql-server FOREIGN KEY CONSTRAINT violation during INSERT, if FOREIGN_KEY_CHECKS=...
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Mysql performance tunning [closed]

I have 2 VM : one x.x.x.22 "16G RAM" and "Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5620 @ 2.40GHz 8Core " and one x.x.x.21 "8G RAM" and "Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5620 @ 2.40GHz 8core" Now , app is installed ...
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How to write a complicated query in MySQL

I use MySQL on Linux. My table is about 8,000,000 rows. The table has indexes on advertiser_id, activity_date and activity_date, advertiser_id, activity_type. The table looks like: activity_date ...
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Database design suggestions for a data scraping/warehouse application?

I'm looking into the database design for a data warehouse kind of project which involves a large number of inserts daily. The data archives will be further used to generate reports. I will have a ...
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(libmysql): (filename not available): mysql_query [duplicate]

Hi everybody im running a game server connected to mysql and it crashes only because of mysql connection when i dont use mysql and save data as files on harddrive it dont crash at all but i cant ...
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Best approach for Legal/Natural can have many Orders

I'm working on this model: where as you may see one NaturalPerson can have many Order and the same for LegalPerson the only difference between NaturalPerson and LegalPerson are a few so in that ...
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Is there any performance difference in using a unique index on primary key?

I know there are lost of similar questions to this one, but none that really answers this: Is there ANY difference in performance in using an unique index in a primary key, using a MyISAM table on a ...
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How do you update a large MySQL table that's on a server?

I have an application on a web server. The PHP front end for the application queries a MySQL database which has a table that contains 60 million taken domain names. My application queries this ...
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Find the closest bar, when searching for a drink

Problem: Find the closest bar that serves the drink(s) I'm looking for. Here you can find the generated MySQL code http://pastebin.com/5Uc2ewUW The API Request that interacts with this problem ...
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Adding foreign key to MySQL does nothing

I have two systems: a dev system and a production system. On the dev system, I added a foreign key to a table using this statement, which has been created by phpMyAdmin: ALTER TABLE `Woerterbuchseite`...
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Database Migration with Liquibase using different DBMS

Our customer is using Oracle and we want to use MySQL for development. Therefore our MySQL Scheme has to be in sync with Oracle. I tried to use Liquibase, but I get problems at the time of applying a ...
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SQL File Upload to MySQL Server

I'm fairly new to databases. I want to upload a .sql file to a mysql server. However the database I want to update contains many .frm .myi .myd files. Should I delete those files and replace with the ....
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Difference data between adjacent rows

I have a table (called Visits) with ReqTime DATETIME NOT NULL column AND Duration INT UNSIGNED column. Duration should be set to the difference of ReqTime for two adjacent rows. But Duration is not ...
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Query only for the first n results of like

What I'm trying to accomplish is a huge speedup (read: incremental results) when searching a database with a like operator which is kind of a last resort, if everything else already failed, to come up ...
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JOIN on variable number of columns

I have the two tables courses AND something_about_courses: courses course_code course_session course_type something_about_courses course_code course_session some_description To ensure that I ...
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join from different tables gives same result, but it shouldn't

This is the code I'm using and I'm having a problem with it. SELECT `disenos`.*, `votos`.`valoracion`, `usuario_contacto`.`nombres`, `usuario_contacto`.`apellidos`, `users`.`username`, `users`.`...
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Hierarchical Structure

Every single user has say, 3 of GROUP_A, 10 GROUP_B's per GROUP_A, and 20 GROUP_C's per GROUP_B. And each of the 20 GROUP_C's involve lots of inserts/deletes... I'm not an expert, but I've done ...
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Mysql 5.6.17 drop large table locks the server for minutes

We run Mysql 5.6.17. Dropping a large InnoDB table 10GB caused the whole server to lock for about 40 seconds. We have 55GB innodb buffer pool size. I read bunch of old bugs that could be the source ...
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How does subpartitioning actually work and what physical files are created?

I can't understand how the subpartitioning works in mysql. I am reading the following example: create table invoices ( customer_id int not null, product_id int not null, amount decimal (8,...
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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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MySQL CPU & Memory Spikes

Every couple of days, my server's CPU and memory usage spikes up to 100%, making our vBulletin forum almost unusable for 5-10 minutes. CPU is typically at 1-2, Memory at 3GB. During the spikes, CPU ...
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Need help with data model

Schema does not list all fields, but only the relevant ones User adds credits/funds to his account using paypal or Internet Banking (which has to be verified manually, and approved, so the 'status' ...
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Why MAX() of SUM() giving wrong output?

I have a table employee id name salary city 1 ram 50000 c1 2 sham 20000 c2 3 jadu 80000 c1 4 madhu 90000 c4 5 hari 10000 c2 6 gopal 34000 c3 7 ...
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Pivot table with MySQL

I'm trying to create a pivot table like output (cross table? Not entirely sure about the difference). The idea is to have rows, columns and summary values (specifically: distinct count). The data ...
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Can I use PHP function strtotime() in SQL queries?

I have this table, and I need to use a PHP function in the query. id time lastTime 1 08:02 2 08:04 3 08:30 I am using this query with the strtotime(), and it's not working: ...
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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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Intermittent connection errors

I am experiencing occasional connection errors from my webserver to one of my databases. The code attempts to connect. If it fails, it sleeps for 1 second, then retries, then (if it still fails) ...
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Anyway to optimize complex view?

In the system, Files can belong to either products, clearances, business_lines or titles. Clearances are records that represent a combination of a title and a product. Products are collections of ...
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Should I drop this column or is there a query that can achieve a results table without duplicate columns?

I use a column named active in several of my database tables to adjust whether a particular entry/row/user/etc should be included in future query result tables instead of deleting the information. ...
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query_cache_type = 0 vs query_cache_type = 1

Recently, I moved from standard MySQL to Percona, and used the Percona Wizard to generate my.cnf. However, I can see that, by default, the generated settings for my.cnf use query_cache_type = 0. (...
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Row size error with MySQL

I'm running a MySQL server on my Macbook (for testing). Version is 5.6.20 from Homebrew. I started running into "Row size too large" errors, and I've been able to reduce it down to this test case. ...