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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 ...
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Filesystem tuning for PostgreSQL

I want to install PostgreSQL 9.x version in an Ubuntu 14.04 workstation and I'm looking for a recommendation on how to set it up in order to get a good read-write (50/50-balance) performance keep a ...
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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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MySQL Memory & max_connections Performance Tuning

So, our site runs WordPress and in the past few days we have been getting tons of spam comments etc. I believe that we are becoming the victims of some kind of bot army that has been crashing our ...
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postgres user cannot access location of new data directory

I moved my postgresql 9.3 data directory to a different drive, however, my postgres user cannot seem to access that new drive despite my best efforts. I am running on ubuntu 14.04 LTS x64. So I ...
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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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Problems to connect to an Oracle Database with SQLPLUS and URL-Variable, can somebody explain what I have to do?

I would like to connect to a ORACLE database via SQLplus. If I do it this way: sqlplus "user/pw@(DESCRIPTION=(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=TCP) (HOST=dbsrv01.desy.de)(PORT=1521))(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL = TCP)(HOST = ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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: ...
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oracle 11gR2 installation on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have installed oracle 11gR2 on ubuntu 14.04 LTS. On terminal I wrote following to start oracle: sudo service oracle-xe start on pressing enter, got following output : " Starting Oracle Net ...
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MySQL ran out of space, now won't start

So the partition MySQL was mounted on ran out of space. As a quick fix, I decided to move mysql's data directory to /home/minecraft/mysql/. I then changed the datadir in the config to the correcy ...
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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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Server Doesn't Listen Error when connecting to PostgreSQL from Client

I have done a lot of research through the Google and have not been able to come up with a solution. I installed PostgreSQL 9.5 and PostGIS 2.1.8 On Ubunutu Server 14.04 and configured PostgreSQL as ...
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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, ...
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How to fix postgres stuck in recovery mode?

I have Jira and Confluence installed in a server. We didn't have any free disk space one day, and these services didn't started correctly, so after deleting some files we now have some free space ...
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MySQL using cpu after cancelling slow query

I had to cancel a very slow running query after it ran for a few days without completing on my ubuntu server. Since then mysql has been persistently running a process which is using 25-45% of the cpu ...
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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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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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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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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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Pg_restore table size differences

What would account for the difference in table sizes between one PostgreSQL database and another restored from its dump file? On an Ubuntu 12.04 host, I'm running PostgreSQL 9.1, and I dumped my ...
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MySQL replication backup

How to take MySQL Master-Master and Master-Slave replication backup?. I have setup Master-Master replication with a separate slave for each master on Ubuntu. What happens if, I issue or schedule ...
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Why can I not start mysql server on ubuntu after change the innodb_flush_log_at_trx_commit value to be 2?

Why can I not start mysql server on ubuntu after change the innodb_flush_log_at_trx_commit value to be 2 ? updated to answer the 3 questions: mysql> show variables like 'version%'; ...
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Configuring MySQL Cluster

I'm having trouble in configuring my data nodes. My setup is 1 management node, 1 SQL node and 2 data nodes. I'm running mysql-cluster-gpl-7.4.8-linux-glibc2.5-x86_64 on my cluster. My question is do ...
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Problems with MariaDB - won't resync nodes - Can we build a good diagnostic set of instructions?

I have a 3 node ubuntu server MariaDB cluster using rsync, which keeps coming un-synced. When it happens I try to add it back in, reboot, and try again, try again with bootstrap... Recently I've found ...
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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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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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MySQL 5.5, Xubuntu 14.04 - INSERT and UPDATE bottleneck

DBAs: I have been developing and maintaining plugins for Moodle for the last ~2 years, and have recently decided to try using my local desktop again, rather than my institutions ESX VMs, as a ...
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Starting up postgres on Ubuntu for the first time

I've installed postgres on ubuntu, created a node and now I'm trying to start up that node as per the instructions: postgres --coordinator -D /usr/local/pgsql/data -p 1281 But I get the following ...
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huge size of /var/lib/postgresql/9.3/main/base/1 directory (postgresql)

i'm using postgresql 9.3.4 and real size of database is about 5.5 GB but POSTGRESQL fill disk about 256 GB !! is this POSTGRESQL Cache and what is method to clean thing issue ?
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listen_addresses set to '*' in postgresql.conf disappears every reboot of Ubuntu

I have set listen_addresses to '*' in /etc/postgresql/9.1/main/postgresql.conf and stopped/started Postgres 9.1 with /etc/init.d/postgresql to "reload" configs. This works fine and I can access my ...
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TokuDB fails to load in MariaDB, even when transparent hugepages are disabled

Earlier, I upgraded my website server to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I had a very nice setup with MariaDB and the TokuDB engine. However, the setup was kind of messed up when TokuDB refused to load properly, ...
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Connecting mysql on server A/ to webapp on server B/

I am connecting mysql on server A/ to a webapp located on server B/. Both servers are Ubuntu servers. For security purposes, is there any way on server B to avoid showing the full path / IP address ...
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MySQL overtaking system memory and forced to restart

I'm facing a frustrating issue. I have a MySQL Server 5.5 running on top of Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 LTS (VMWare guest w/ 16GB RAM - 8 Cores) mysqltuner.pl says [OK] Maximum possible memory usage: ...