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lsnrctl is not working on Ubuntu 14.04

I have managed to install Oracle 11g on Ubuntu 14.04 through lots of pain. I managed to install it in the end but listener does not seem to be working and even responding any command. My /home/...
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Why does Oracle Database Configuration failed on ubuntu?

I'm trying to install Oracle Database 11g Express Edition on my ubuntu server. After running command: sudo service oracle-xe start I get following result after configuration: Starting Oracle Net ...
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sqldeveloper ORA-12505. TNS: listener does not currently know of SID given in connect descriptor

There are similar questions asked and answered in this network related to the error message given in the question, however this problem is a little different from each. I have installed oracle 12c in ...
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Disk I/O Utilization at 95%

My disk I/O utilization is at 95% at my MySQL server. What are steps I could take to fix this? It is a Ubuntu VP with 16 GB Memory and 8 cores. Here is a screen-shot of the load:
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how to convert mongodb(2.4.10) startup2 to primary

I have standalone bitnami mongodb(2.4.10). The output of rs.status() command is below : rs.status() { "set" : "test", "date" : ISODate("2015-11-13T08:07:41Z"), "myState" : 5, "members"...
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Creating and connecting to a postgresql server on ubuntu 15.10

I have been struggling with creating a postgresql server that I can connect to externally (using pgadmin3). I am installing it on a virtual Ubuntu 15.10 x64 server. I have been following the guide ...
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Columnar & Row Oriented DB

In a previous question, I discussed some challenges with a row-oriented table. I have two tables in this application. The first table is well-suited for row-oriented operation; the second is well-...
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PostgreSQL error moving data directory to home folder

I have a problem with the moving of my data directory of PostgreSQL. I found many different ways, but none worked. The most sensible way for me was: Stop PostgreSQL Copy data from old folder to new ...
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Mariadb alongside MySQL Can't start the MariaDB

I'm running MySQL on ubuntu 14.04 and it works great. For development and testing before switching between the two I want to install a separate Mariadb server. I followed this (old) tutorial: ...
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Restore MySQL Database with only .frm files

One of our servers (running Ubuntu 12.04) recently crashed during a power outage, and MySQL refused to start back up. After a lot of trial and error, I decided to completely reinstall it. Since I wasn'...
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How can I be sure if MongoDB is doing the balance?

I have the following structure: Two Ubuntu 14.04.2, both with MongoDB v3.0.4 instaled. Both in the same LAN. I want to make them work as a cluster. In the first one, that I call "MC1", I run the ...
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Not able to install PostgreSQL 9.4 on Ubuntu

When I try to install PostgreSQL 9.4.+ on Ubuntu, it is installing version 9.3.9. I have used the following command: sudo apt-get install postgresql postgresql-contrib Then I have tried with sudo ...
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current_timestamp default column value working in Windows but not in Linux

This MySql query runs fine in Windows: CREATE TABLE `posts`.`table` ( `idTable` INT NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, `Column1` DATETIME NULL DEFAULT CURRENT_TIMESTAMP, PRIMARY KEY (`idTable`)); In ...
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Recovering data from postgresql xlog

I lost a lot of data in my postgresql database and do not have a dump file to restore backup from, but I heard that in /var/lib/postgresql/9.4/main there are pg_xlog and pg_clog and that those ...
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MySql DB from Ubuntu to RHEL

I would like to migrate my Mysql databases from Ubuntu to RHEL..what is the best way to proceed? I'm on community edition. I will be moving to entreprise edition of MySql on RHEL.
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MongoDB eats 100% CPU when idle

I am running in OpenVZ container with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. MongoDB version: db version v3.0.4 git version: 0481c958daeb2969800511e7475dc66986fa9ed5 I use clean installation like described here - http:...
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Why do the queries slow down after a few minutes, when trying to build a DB?

First - I am a complete newb to DBA. Please be gentle. (And I am fairly new to python as well.) Oh, and I have no idea how to change any MySQL settings or the like, so all the MySQL DB settings are ...
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Moving postresql 9.1 database - live

This question has probably been asked and answered before, and if so, I would appreciate if that could be pointed out to me. I have googled this point quite a bit, but I want to be very sure as to ...
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cannot access my DB server on ubuntu

server OS: Ubuntu 14.04 MYSQL Server version: 5.5.43-0ubuntu The output of: select User, host from user is: db % db localhost In my /etc/mysql/my.cnf, I made sure that bind-address is ...
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sqlplus not connecting to Oracle XE 11g

I installed Oracle XE 11g on my Ubuntu in vmware fusion. The oracle installation is all went fine but I am not able to connect the oracle database using sqlplus. I am getting this exception: $ ...
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postgresql won't install dependencies

Please help me figure out why postgresql isn't playing nice with updating. I can't find anything on SO or Google that remedies this problem. This is a production server and a distribution reinstall ...
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mongodb 3.0.3 Ubuntu 14.04.2 AWS m3.medium Upstart PID mismatch

(Cross posted from stackoverflow, seems like this belongs here but 10gen link to stackoverflow explicitly from their site...) Is it possible to run mongod via upstart and keep track of the PID via ...
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Install PostgreSQL using source code or using apt-get?

I want to install PostgreSQL on a server that runs Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. I understand that I have two options: 1) Install PostgreSQL using the source code distribution e.g., http://www.postgresql.org/...
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How to handle user with no password in postgresql

I installed postgresql but it's asking me for passwords that I never had and never entered. There is a postgres ubuntu user and a database user named moodle. Neither of these were created with a ...
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MongoDB service not working after upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04

I have recently upgraded my Ubuntu from 14.10 to 15.04. All features seems to be working fine except MongoDB. It is not controllable from service as we do normally in Ubuntu. sudo service mongodb ...
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Can I export a PostgreSQL database from Heroku and Import as a PostGIS database in Digital Ocean?

Disclaimer: This may be a dumb question. This is honestly way over my head... one of the pitfalls of using Heroku for too long. I have a PostgreSQL database on Heroku. Now I'm migrating to Digital ...
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How do you grant permissions to a MySQL user using a shell script with variables?

I'm trying to create a provisioning script for Scotch Box (Vagrant) that will populate a database with seed content when I fire up the server. When I name the actual user, database, password, and ...
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Switching from Oracle database to Ubuntu [closed]

I need support please. I am the CEO of a Life Assurance company. We are currently building our own core application under the leadership of my Head of ISD. We are using Oracle for our database and ...
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MySQL on Ubuntu consuming almost all RAM

I've been having an issue with MySQL crashing randomly, apparently as a result of not having enough available memory (as discussed here: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/mysql-on-...
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Ubuntu broken need to recover mysql db

With a recent Ubuntu upgrade it has broken my system. I now only have access to the filesystem through a live CD. I had a MySQL database on the system with many objects and views I would hate to lose. ...
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Postgres 9.4.1 on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS fails to install properly

I'm trying to install PostgreSQL 9.4.1 on Ubuntu 14.04.2. I'm using the packages from apt.postgresql.org. The package installs but it fails running pg_createcluster. If I run manually, I get: ...
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How can I remove references to tables after removing .frm files?

So I had a bunch of csv files in my /var/lib/mysql/imports directory for importing into mysql tables I had created. To clean up the folder I deleted all the files in the directory (incorrectly ...
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Mongodb 3.0.1 in ubuntu starts but status, stop or restart show 'mongo stop/waiting'

I am relatively new to Mongo and have installed 3.0.1 on a Digital Ocean droplet (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS). The database starts without problems but I am unable to 'sudo service mongod [stop/restart/status]' ...
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MongoDB installation Ubuntu 12.04 LTS errors

I need some help with my MongoDB installation on a clean, fresh Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server with no nonsense installed. I thought it would be a piece of cake, but I got some errors and the Ubuntu-forums ...
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Slow database drop in mysql

Just installed a new 24 core server and it is noticeably slower when doing truncates and drops. Example: $ mysql -u root lmcdental_test2 Reading table information for completion of table and column ...
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how to check and list all the files related to mongodb in ubuntu? I am looking for config files, password informations for mongodb [closed]

I installed the mongodb package in ubuntu using apt following the instructions on http://docs.mongodb.org/manual/tutorial/install-mongodb-on-ubuntu/. I know that binaries are in /usr/bin/, and so on. ...
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MongoDb Upgrade from 2.6 to 3.0 Issue [closed]

For some reasons I cannot install MongoDb 3.0 version. What am I missing?
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what is the password to user mongodb when mongodb is installed in ubuntu?

When I installed mongodb in ubuntu, user mongodb and group mongodb are created in /etc/passwd and /etc/group. But I have no idea of the password to these user and group. I have to run mongod as root ...
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How do I alter my role to be a superuser?

I'm working my way through the steps in this slide to configure Postgresql & PostGIS. I configured my user role as directed on this slide. Note, the new role should not be a superuser. That ...
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How to Permanently solve MySQL error 2002 (HY000)

I have a problem on my cloud server with 2GB of RAM and 40GB Hard Disk that's hosting a Wordpress website that receives around 1000-2000 hits a day. My problem is that MySQL is always crashing and my ...
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Why MySQL imports only one record for each table?

Code shows some info: $ cat /etc/*-release | grep VERSION 6:VERSION="12.04.5 LTS, Precise Pangolin" $ mysql --version mysql Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.5.40, for debian-linux-gnu (x86_64) using readline 6....
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postgresql: accept subdomain wildcards?

I want to accept all db connections from servers with domain mydomain.com so that all subdomains like tiger.mydomain.com, venus.mydomain.com will have access to the postgresql server. I've read that ...
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odbc connection from windows machine to mysql server running on ubuntu?

I was able to install mysql server on an ubuntu machine and set up a test data base, created a user and granted that user access to the database. I also changed the binding address to the IP of the ...
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Are A or D series VMs better for deploying PostgreSQL on Azure?

In Azure there are VMs that have local storage either as spinning disk (A-series) or SSD (D-series). Considering this space is wiped on reboot... Is there a benefit to choosing the SSD option for ...
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ubuntu - Pm2 mysql high cpu usage [closed]

Not sure what is going on here but would love some help if any can. I am running on digital ocean 1GB ram ubuntu server a node.js application that is is launched with pm2 and that uses a mysql ...
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How can I export just the structure of a MySQL database?

I use Ubuntu 14.10 and PhpMyAdmin. I have a 'big' MySQL database, the size is 900MB. I need just the structure of this database, to use it on my local machine. How can I export the structure only?
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After upgrade from 9.1 to 9.3, commands still point to 9.1

Upgraded from 9.1 to 9.3 on my Ubuntu 12.04 server. Everything worked great but running commands like 'createdb' still runs them from the 9.1 path. /usr/lib/postgresql/9.1/bin/createdb: unrecognized ...
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Error: /var/lib/postgresql/9.3/main is not accessible or does not exist

I have a PostgreSQL db that was running on my server. I tried to do a db_dump and got a weird error message. I eventually thought I would just restart PostgreSQL. However its now stopped and won't ...
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Warnings while running AutoMysqlBackup

I am using Automysqlbackup.sh file to take MySql backups on Ubuntu.I have only 1 database. But when i run this script then it generates several Warnings (plus a error mail) like below Errors reported ...
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Upgrading MariaDB Galera cluster from 5.5 to 10.0 - rolling upgrade possible?

I've had a good search around and cannot find much on the topic. We want to upgrade our live MariaDB 5.5 Galera cluster to the MariaDB 10.0 branch, ideally without any downtime. We installed ...