phpMyAdmin is an open source tool written in PHP to handle administration of MySQL over the web. It can perform various tasks such as creating, modifying or deleting databases, tables, fields or rows; executing SQL statements; monitor MySQL health status, or managing users and permissions.

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How can I change the default storage engine in phpmyadmin?

I use InnoDB almost exclusively in my applications. However, if I'm not careful when setting up the table, I forget to change it and phpmyadmin sticks me with MyISAM. Is there a way to change the ...
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Running SQL Query on all databases

I have one hosting account using cPanel and phpmyadmin. I have 50 databases under this account, all WordPress. I need this query modified so that it runs through all databases to update the ...
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importing large SQL file phpmyadmin

I am trying to import this SQL file in phpmyadmin and got this message #1064 - You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right ...
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How to resolve too many connections and fatal error in mysql running on vps

I am running an application PHPlist on my linode server, simultaneously running 12 php scripts which open mysql connection, now when i access phplist it shows lot of times an error shows: Fatal ...
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Why can't this mysql user log in with password?

In phpmyadmin I created a user called "edward" with password and all privileges: Yet when I try to log in via phpmyadmin, it says "Cannot log in to the MySQL Server". When I try to log in on the ...
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How to display database structure in phpMyAdmin?

Is there any way to generate a report of my database structure using phpMyAdmin? What I would like is a table format like the following, and an Entity Relationship table. Table name: List ...
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How to cache mysql database in server memory

I am having problems with on website with 600MB of mysql database. The website is way too slow and i noticed the bigger the mysql database gets the slower it gets. When it was like 5MB website was ...
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Is this a normal set of MySQL privileges?

Using phpmyadmin on a local test wamp setup, and well as pretty much the title states, there are 3 users marked as user = ANY, password = NO, such as: USER | HOST | Password | Global Priv | Grant ...
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Fast way of delete MySQL record

I have a 1.2 million record in a database table( it use index column also) I want to delete old 1 million record. I try to do it using PhpMyadmin but it take more time. DELETE FROM `table` WHERE ...
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MySQL: Delete a record from all tables in one shot

I have a MySQL database, with one table that has a primary key, f_id that is referenced in multiple table as a foreign key. I want to delete all records where f_id is a specific value from all ...
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MySQL tables do not show up in the phpMyAdmin and MySQLWorkbench

I just setup the phpMyAdmin and I have this problem: When I login, I can't see any tables. I had tried this with MySQLWorkbench and I got the same result. Any suggestions ?
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How can I reset a mysql table auto-increment to 1 in phpMyAdmin?

I know that in MySQL at the command line I can reset a table's auto-increment field to 1 with this: ALTER TABLE tablename AUTO_INCREMENT = 1 I am curious if there is a way to do this from within ...
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how to retrieve rows of different dates using IN clause

My table structure: +-----------------+--------------+------+-----+-------------------+----------------+ | Field | Type | Null | Key | Default | Extra | ...
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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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“zip” a mySQL (phpMyAdmin) database [duplicate]

I've created a large database on my local WAMP webserver. I would like to send that database with all tables and table data to another computer. Is this possible? mySQL ver: 5.5.15 PHP ver: ...
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PHPMyAdmin for multiple servers w/ single pma database

We have PHPMyAdmin setup for our various MySQL instances. The annoying part is the current setup is requiring an individual pma database on each instance. Because of this the severs that are slaves ...
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Stuck outside MySQL! XAMPP - help please

I have been using xampp (on windows XP/XAMPP 1.7.4 /PHP 5.3.5) for quite a while now, and last morning I started to get some weird messages when I was developing my website, It happened yesterday and ...
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MySQL error 2006 MySQL server has gone away after upgrade to 5.6.10 using homebrew on Max OS X 10.8.3

I upgraded my installation of MySQL on my Mac OS X 10.8.3 using homebrew brew install mysql Everything seemed to go smoothly, but...not really, as it turns out. I cannot add a new user (neither ...
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What is the difference between MySQL and PostgreSQL in terms of writing SQL queries? [closed]

Other than performance and security is there really any difference between MySQL and Postgres like SQL queries, built-in functions, procedures and so on? I'm asking this because I'm familiar with PHP ...
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Delete all highscores from a certain country

I have two tables: tbl_players tbl_highscores I need to delete all highscores that are registered from a certain country. My problem is that the language are set per player, rather than by ...
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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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How to use 2 auto increment columns in MySQL phpmyadmin

Is it possible to use 2 auto increment values ? One starting from 0 Another starting from 4000400 Please help me
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How identify tables with millions of entries

On a debian server with apache and mysql, how can I find out if any one table gets spammed? I have lots of different blogs, wordpress, wikis,... on my server of different customers. It seems like ...
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What is the difference between using varchar(100) and varchar(255)?

I want to know difference between varchar(100) and varchar(255) in terms of memory usage and programming problems of using more memory.
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Backing up MySQL database

I have quite large and rather important DB to backup. First off, whats best way to do it? Secondly, easiest way I know is to export it through phpmyadmin, but, i'm worried about options, although ...
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Server requested authentication method unknown to the client [mysql_old_password]

Warning: PDO::__construct(): The server requested authentication method unknown to the client [mysql_old_password] SQLSTATE[HY000] [2054] The server requested authentication method unknown to the ...
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Poor MySQL for Drupal on Shared Hosting

My Drupal site is on a shared host where I cannot modify the my.cnf configurations but the database seems to be performing poorly. Here are some of the flagged issues that I can see... In ...
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How to export mysql database based on a where condition

I need to export the data and structure of a table but the data must have a specific condition (WHERE status=0 and id>20). How to export mysql database based on a where condition from phpMyAdmin or ...
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BACKUP and RESTORE MySQL Database

I have very specific question. I have seen the instructions on how to backup and restore mysql database using SSH but they barely explain the process when backing up on one server and restoring on ...
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Lost tables in Drupal site database

I have Drupal site on my local server build using pressflow I had problems with the xammp 1.7.4 server, so I delete everything except mysql and htdocs folders. I installed the server again, but the ...
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phpmyadmin - Login issue, takes me back to the login page after logging in

I'd setup phpmyadmin quite a while ago and it worked well and I got everything setup and working etc... However, I went to login recently and it always just takes me back to the login page. The ...
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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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Moving data from an old table into a newly created table with different field names / number of fields

I've been handed over management of a database, and I have had very little exposure to MySQL (or databases in general) so far. I would like to do two things, both of which are (I expect) fairly ...
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Analysis of MySQL database in real time Amazon RDS similar to phpMyAdmin

I'm using a single Amazon RDS instance (medium) to power several WordPress websites running on a single Amazon EC2 instance. I used to have my databases on another EC2 instance and installed ...
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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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PhpMyAdmin: UploadDir & SaveDir

Regarding UploadDir & SaveDir in phpmyadmin, I have them both set to './save' with permissions at 755. I am the only one using phpmyadmin, but still, could I make this tighter? Thanks PHP 5.3.3 ...
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Change the same field from all the tables from a particular database

Suppose I have a database sitedb and in that I have 20 tables and a primary key(say uid) for one table is used in other tables as dependencies. uid is of type int with length 10. Lets say that the ...
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What exactly do database passwords protect?

I would like to know what exactly I am password protecting on my server when I set a database password. I am unclear as to what people are referring to when saying to password protect a database. Are ...
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MYSQL Triggers syntax

I need some help with my trigger statement, as I would like to only insert the new row if a column value does not already exist, or if it does exist update a corresponding column. Currently I have a ...
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How to store multiple values in a column in database?

I'm trying to make three tables in phpMyAdmin. The main columns here are named Campaign, Program and Asset. Under Campaign, there are different kinds of Programs. And under each Program, there are ...
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How to partition the table, week-wise?

I have a table with hundreds of thousands of records. How to partition the table, week-wise? A few million rows insertion will be taking place in my table in a day.So i need to partition it weekly. ...
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Change mysql storage engine from Innodb to MyIsam: Max locks exceeded error

I have about 5 million records in a table which uses Innodb as storage engine. I have about 6000 users who use (do transactions) the same table. It sometimes becomes very slow or hangs. I decided to ...
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Secure method beside phpMyAdmin for remote mysql

Recently, one of my centos linux servers was hacked and the cause of due to phpMyAdmin. It was said due to this problem PhpMyAdmin vulnerability CVE-2011-2505 ...
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MySQL Database Design Help?

I am going through my database and what I want to do is re-design it because I feel like it's very messy and that I am doing it wrong. This is just for practice; I've never had anyone teach me so I ...
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my phpMyAdmin data is hashed or hexed?

I have a mySQL db setup in MAMP in which I connected mySQL Workbench to administer the design of the database. When I inserted some data today from within myPhpAdmin (localhost:8888), I noticed the ...
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Questions since MySQL Startup

Have a weird question / (bug?) here. Using PHP My Admin I installed via apt-get on Ubuntu 13.10 Versions are as follows: Server version: 5.5.35-0ubuntu0.13.10.2 - (Ubuntu) Apache/2.4.6 (Ubuntu) ...
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wordpress table is crashed and should be repaired

I run a wordprees website and use a managed VPS server with cPanel/WHM. Got bellow error log and check the table. I repaired the table with repair table command from phpmyadmin. But this problem occur ...
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MySQL: records, inserted via phpMyAdmin, do not replicate

As it says on the topic, for some reason records inserted/ modified via PMA do not get replicated to the slave, If I do exactly the same insert/modification on master via mysql command line, or ...
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TokuDB database size unknown in phpmyadmin

In mysql server, I installed the TokuDB storage engine. I converted database engine InnoDB to TokuDB, but my table sizes show unknown in phpmyadmin.
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School database design

I am trying to design a database management system with my PHP and intermediate MySQL knowledge, keeping normalization in mind. These are the assumptions: The school has many students from grade 1 ...