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DBD::mysql complains “Character set 'latin1' is not a compiled character set”

I think this boils down to "Am I doomed to upgrading mysql hoping the problem goes away?". I've seen a few of the same issues around the internet but with no guidance on a fix other than "Did you turn ...
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Perl - MySQL/MariaDB - slow with no identifiable bottleneck

I am running a Perl script (using DBI) which reads from raw files from a hard disk, and updates MySQL database (which is on a separate SSD). My performance is rather slow (1000 files processed in ...
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How to avoid deadlock while updating 2 rows in MySQL

This is a interview problem: There is a perl program that updates the database, and it could run in different processes. One process may execute a transaction like: update row A -> update ...
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Limit WHERE to MAX() & COUNT()

This is my current mySQL query: SELECT e.*, MAX(m.datetime) AS unread_last, COUNT(m.id) AS unread FROM TAB_EVENT e LEFT JOIN TAB_MESSAGE m ON e.id=m.event_id WHERE ( m.`read` IS NULL OR ...
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How can I create and initialize a schema for a embedded MySQL DB?

I want to create an embedded MySQL database for running tests, but I'm not sure how to do it. How do I initialize the database? How do I run my create table statements? I'm using Perl, so it ...