MySQL : Open-Source, Relational Database Management System

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Transactional DDL workflow for MySQL

I was a little surprised to discover that DDL statements (alter table, create index etc) implicitly commit the current transaction in MySQL. Coming from MS SQL Server, the ability to do database ...
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How to get the best write throughput during a MySQL import with Amazon RDS?

tl;dr - How can we get the maximum EBS throughput for a db.r3.2xlarge instance? We're only seeing about half of what it can supposedly do. Apologies for the long length of this question. We've had ...
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Is it a waste to set innodb_buffer_pool_instances greater than the # of CPUs?

I set the innodb_buffer_pool_size to 20GB on a server with 12 CPU cores. My full database is 11gb, however most of it is archived tables that are almost never used. The total queried data is around 3 ...
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Storing history of full/partial tables

I'm building a web-application with Django and MySQL (InnoDB) and am currently pondering over how to manage historical changes on various tables. I wonder if it's efficient to store a lot of rows ...
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“InnoDB: error clustered record for sec rec not found” MySQL 5.5.28

We have a high-end server, 128GB RAM, 32 Core , Xeon, SSD RAID 10 - running Ubuntu 12.04 with MySQL 5.5.28. During high load, randomly we got the below error. MySQLcheck, innochecksum shows no ...
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Once in a while synchronization of the independently updated mysql databases problem

I have a production database and a test database running on MySQL with MyISAM and InnoDB tables, which are updated independently. The Production database is updated by system and sometimes by a user. ...
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After restarting Mysql replication, Slave commands are executed

up vote 0 down vote favorite I have a Mysql Master Slave Replication which is working fine. Unfortunately I got some serious problems on my slave and the only chance I saw was to restart the whole ...
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Combined UUID Index + AI PK Insert Performance

I posted this in stackoverflow but realised it probably belongs here instead. Imagine the following table: CREATE TABLE `orders` ( `ORDERID` int(11) unsigned NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, ...
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How to query for additions and deletions between two sets of rows (mysql)

I have tried several variant queries for finding additions/deletions between two sets of rows. Purely algorithmically, there is a straightforward algorithm that is O(N) for composing a list of ...
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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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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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Performance difference between two MariaDB slaves

I have a pool of MariaDB servers like this : master (5.5.38-MariaDB-log) slave1 (5.5.38-MariaDB-log) slave2 (5.5.38-MariaDB-log) The two slaves servers run on the exact same hardware (Dell ...
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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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Sample a Mysql table to increase performance

we are storing all our clients traffic data in a MySQL 5.1.73 database (MyISAM) and then we use it to generate user and internal statistics/graphs, always searchinng for a client id and a date/hour. ...
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Denormalizing to speed up inserts

I have a MySQL InnoDb table with approximately 40 million rows and the following columns: param1 (int), param2 (int), param3 (int), geo (char2), value1 (bigint), value2 (bigint) I have an ...
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How can I connect to a network MySQL server using ODBC?

Somewhere on my company's network there's a (Oracle) MySQL server named FOO. I see FOO reference in SAS code written by my team's analysts, who use SAS's PROC SQL command to connect to it using ODBC. ...
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Recover innodb database from ibdata1 and *.frm files only

I have a problem on my server. I had a hard disk error on my server, and I restarted it. After that, I started wamp server software, but mysql services were not started. I checked all mysql data, ...
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Single database won't load MySQL

When I turned off my MySQL server, and turned it back on, it wouldn't read my database anymore. Just a single database, everything else in mySQL was fine. When I try looking at any of the tables it ...
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How to do While Loops?

How can we use while loops in MySQL? My test script: BEGIN SELECT 0 INTO @n; WHILE @n < 10 DO SELECT @n; SET @n := @n +1; END WHILE; END; But it has syntax errors. I've also ...
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RDS MYSQL instance rebooted and won't load INNODB table

So my production db in RDS apparently either crashed or was rebooted during a version update, and upon being restarted mysql couldn't load one of the innodb tables: as evidenced by the following error ...
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MySQL - high CPU usage (MyISAM tables)

We have a server running LAMP stack on CentOS release 5.6 (Final) MySQL is having high CPU usage constantly which causes server to lag as shown top - 13:50:47 up 80 days, 13:53, 1 user, load ...
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How to model (a many to many) to many relationship

Hello i am facing the following scenario. I have a student table with the following structure. Student id(PK), matriculation number, first_name, last_name, email A student can have more than one ...
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Count how many locks required for a MySQL (InnoDB) query

I'm performance tuning a very data-heavy mysql application. It has a purge system that often seems to cause lock timeout errors for users. Based on my research I have a few adjustments to the query to ...
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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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MySQL Queries taking too long to execute

I have a database table, with 300,000 rows and 113.7 MB in size. I have my database running on Ubuntu 13.10 with 8 Cores and 8GB of RAM. As things are now, the MySQL server uses up an average of 750% ...
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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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Does it make a difference to add the DEFAULT keyword in CREATE TABLE?

The MySQL manual says: CREATE DATABASE db_name [[DEFAULT] CHARACTER SET charset_name] [[DEFAULT] COLLATE collation_name] ALTER DATABASE db_name [[DEFAULT] CHARACTER SET charset_name] ...
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Mysql slow writes

i have a strange problem with mysql. My selects goes fast. My insert/create/delete/drop/update go very slow. I have done some tests on 2 machines. My old machine and my new machine. Old is worst ...
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Why does MySQL force the tradeoff between swallowing errors and leaking commits in transactions?

Referring specifically to the choice of whether to use DECLARE EXIT HANDLER FOR SQLEXCEPTION. If you use it, you swallow errors and there doesn't seem to be any way to access them programmatically, ...
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Getting distinct list of records based on the MAX of a column

I have a status table (tblTestActionStatus) which has three columns ID_TestAction: references some test action ID_Status: a look up table reference for the variety of possible statuses for the ...
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Query getting periodically stuck in 'copying to tmp table' state, never completes

I am running Wordpress on a dedicated server with a MySQL backend. I have a query that usually takes <1 second to execute, but periodically, this query will get stuck in a 'copying to tmp table' ...
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How to prevent “ibdata files do not match the log sequence number”?

I am dealing with a very large set of databases that are all innodb. I've enountered this on mysql restart too many times for my comfort: ibdata files do not match the log sequence number But I've ...
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The nature of the relationship between two tables in MySQL

Good day. I'm designing a database for a research project where we're predicting whether or not young female athletes will rupture their ACL(s) based on the nature of a test jump recorded with a ...
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Ignore foreign keys in mysql workbench model synchronization

I've made an ERD in MySQL Workbench, where I added foreign keys to visualize the relationships. In the actual database I want to work without the foreign keys (I'll organize that in my application). ...
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MySQL Partitioning Performance

I have a MyISAM table with billions of rows that is still causing me problems because the indexes, even after I shortened them as much as possible, do not fit in my 64GB of RAM. I am unable to index ...
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Changing Charset to utf8 for all the fields and tables in mysql

How should I use the mysql and awk to change the charset for all the fields and tables for a specific database? I did not include username or password, so for sure it will not work. Should I run it ...
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How can one improve the performance of a query that selects on a low cardinality column in MySQL?

I have a "State" column that has a low cardinality (three possible value), on which most of my queries perform an equality selection (WHERE col = 'blah') AFAIK you need something like a bitmap index ...
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MySQL: Improve performance for one row insert into table with unique constraint

I have a table with ~ 40 mil records, with a unique index on the url collumn, of type varchar(255). Now the insert speed is about 30/s, is this expected? how could I improve it? I can't use bulk ...
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Dynamic MySQL partitioning based on UnixTime

My DB design includes multiple MYISAM tables with measurements collected online, Each row record contains auto-incremented id, some data and an integer representing unixtime. I am designing an aging ...
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Incorrect data when we using the CONVERT_TZ function on DST boundaries

We have a problem in converting time zone from "America/New_York" to "UTC". This problem occurs only on times representing 2.00 AM during the daylight saving. Timezone conversion with correct output ...
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'Access Denied' in MySQL on AWS RDS

I'm trying to use an ETL (in my current case, the free version of Talend). I've successfully set up a MySQL on Amazon RDS, logged in through the MySQL Workbench for Mac, and uploaded my company's ...
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SQL set profiling

I'm setting up an automatic database backup for a website. When I try to do a backup it comes up with the error" MySQL error: The 'SHOW PROFILE' feature is disabled; you need MySQL built with ...
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MySQL Server hitting 100% unexpectedly (Amazon AWS RDS)

We've been struggling with this issue for months. This week we upped our RDS instance to the highest performing instance and although the occurrences have reduced, we're still seeing our database ...
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MySQL Partioning: Is there a performance tradeoff between number of partitions and size of each partition?

I have a large table (several 100 million rows) that I would like to efficiently partition. My question is whether there is a tradeoff between partition size and number of partitions. As far as I ...
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MySQL re-install fails under Mountain Lion

I have problems to reinstall MySQL on Mac OS X after it was running on my system. I uninstalled it because the PreferencePane wasn't working as expected, using the procedure described here: ...
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Index usage for database server

How can i fix the Index usage on one of our database server? It says from our Nagios control panel that: Service: DB Index Usage Host: MySQL Cluster Address: ( our IP ) State: CRITICAL Additional ...
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Can't connect to MySQL Cluster Storage (data) nodes

I've deployed a MySQL Cluster with a few nodes, and I want to access the storage nodes directly from another machine using NDBAPI. When I tried to connect from the same host it worked, but when I try ...
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MYSQL & Access ODBC

I am trying to connect mysql with access, i am settings up the ODBC correctly from the data sources, however i get a driver error. I am using access 2010 and the driver version of the ODBC conector ...
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Finding missing_index_details in MySQL

MS SQL Server apparently can tell you what indexes would be useful for your query. Is there anything similar in MySQL? This article (scroll to "Find missing indexes") says that in Microsoft SQL ...
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Configuring slave from EC2 master to Amazon RDS slave

I am configuring replication from EC2 master to Amazon RDS instance. After starting the slave, I don't see any errors but I see slave_IO _thread is connecting. Master version:5.6.23 Slave ...