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How to run MongoDB as a non root user in Linux?

I can start MongoDB as $sudo service mongod start. When I start without sudo it gives me this error: /etc/init.d/mongod: line 58: ulimit: open files: cannot modify limit: Operation not permitted /etc/...
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Move MySQL Database to Amazon EC2 Servers

I have a website which has a 5 GB big mysql database. I am thinking if it is a good idea to move only the database to amazon, all front-end etc. (PHP) will remain. I've red already a lot about my ...
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Can we create Fail over clustering for SQL Server 2012 standard edition on amazon EC2?

We are planing to move on amazon's EC2 services. So my question is that can we create fail over clustering on amazon EC2 using SQL Server 2012 standard edition ?
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Mysql 5.5.45 crashing after refreshing web page rapidly(Too Many Connection warning)

I am using ec2 aws instance for my wordpress webiste.after every 5 to 10 minute and randomly my website going down i tried lots of things like increasing buffer memory ,memory limit but that not ...
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Scenarios in which you might need to restore large number of databases at once?

I've seen several online sources mentioning that you should always have a restore script automated for the possible need to restore a large number of databases at once and quickly get back up and ...
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What to do when I get “mysqld dead but subsys locked” in my amazon ec2 micro instance?

I have an Amazon ec2 micro instance that holds a WordPress site. Since yesterday, my mysql db keep crashing saying: [ec2-user@ip-xxx-xx-xx-xxx ~]$ sudo service mysqld status mysqld dead but subsys ...
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AWS EBS I/O Bottleneck

I'm hoping someone can help me understand some EBS Bottlenecks that we are experiencing with a new Windows SQL Server instance we're configuring. We're running some tests by conducting a full backup ...
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AWS Webapp tutorial: how to choose source in database security group?

I am following the AWS tutorial to create a Webapp here: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/gettingstarted/latest/wah-linux/getting-started-create-rds.html I am stuck at the part 'Create a Security Group for ...
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Slony with Amazon's RDS service?

Is it actually possible to somehow use Slony with Amazon’s RDS service? I’m aware that there’s no such thing as a host that you can log into to make Slony’s configurations, but perhaps it can be done ...
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How to make most of aws?

I'm new to aws (just one day old). I'm impressed with aws free tier and want to utilize to its best. As of now I'm done with installing mongodb on aws micro instances and mongod EC2 instances are ...
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Deciding EC2 Instance type & Volume IOPS for Mongo DB

We have 500GB data in our Mongo(v2.6.3) including the indexes. We currently run this on AWS m3.large(8GB RAM) instance. Yes, Single machine. Our MongoDB Cloud Manager shows these stats: ...
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Recommended mirroring alternative?

SETUP 2 Amazon EC2 SQL 2014 servers in different availability regions. Synchronous mirroring S3 for archiving full backups & logs at night Right now for simplicity, nightly full compressed ...
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Cannot Access New Installation of MySQL on an Amazon EC2 Instance

I installed MySQL server on an Amazon EC2 instance and started it. Seems like it started, but when I try to do mysql -u root I get this error. mysql -u root ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for ...
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Mysql (Ver 14.14/Redhat): is a new column with default values efficient on column creation?

I want to add a new column to my production database. I would like to add a default value in order to prevent all the if not null and ... business in all my queries (both new and old). What order of ...
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Random Spikes in DB Connections - Amazon RDS

I'm running an EC2 instance (c3.large) with an RDS instance (db.t2.small). I'm frequently having issues with DB Connections spikes all of a sudden. PROBLEM: As you can see, I'm getting huge amounts ...
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Export and Import large database from one rds of amazon to newly created amazon rds

We are facing some issue. We would like to export and import mysql database "xyz" from old rds say xyz-rds to newly created rds say abc-rds (mysql). We are approaching common method taking full ...
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Connecting to a new RDS instance from an EC2 instance

I'm trying to use MediaWiki and WP to connect to two MySQL databases. The databases are working properly and so are the forms but when I try to establish a connection to the database with MediaWiki ...
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Where to store data on AWS?

I'm using AWS to host my application, and I'm using mongodb as db. I have installed mongodb on amazon ec2, but now I have no idea about where I should store all of my data. Can I store all of my data ...
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Table does not exist even if there is one

I have MySQL master-slave replication setup in Amazon EC2. For the sake of resilience, I have set up LVM on RAID 10 array, on both master as well as slave. I have been using ec2-consistent-snapshot ...
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Amazon AWS RDS Aurora Row size too large (VB5)

We're trying to import our vbulletin 5 database into RDS/Aurora and getting this: ERROR 1118 (42000) at line 5733: Row size too large (> 8126). Changing some columns to TEXT or BLOB or using ...
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Mongo Create a user as admin for any database raise an error

I am trying to create a simple user with the rights permission to access to any database and can do any actions. When I trying to execute the createUser command I got this error: db.createUser({ user:...
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Import a sample database into SQL Server on AWS RDS free tier

I asked this on stack overflow but someone there suggested I try here as I might get better answers. So here goes... I'm signed up to Amazon Web Service (AWS) free tier, which allows you to run some ...
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Moved a MySQL Database to another server, but socket keeps pointing to localhost

I know I shouldn't bother with this, maybe I should disable the old mysql, but this is a Magento virtual appliance from Bitnami thats work as a whole (application and database on the same server). I ...
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restoring a EC2 snapshot on RDS

Is it possible to restore our database snapshot on ec2 directly on RDS as our database is very big ? If not can we restore using csv files. ?
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EC2 and setting up MYSQL Replication

my database size is very big around 100gb and when I restore it takes 3 days to restore. I am using amazon ec2. My question is I want to setup a new slave to MYSQL master, can I take a snapshot of ...
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Good ratio for data, journal, and log drive sizes for MongoDB?

Is there a good ratio for drive sizes for MongoDB? For example if you have a 8Gig drive for the data, then how big should my drive for the log be? How about the drive for the journal? Just a little ...
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Best Approach to Migrating Oracle to MySQL - Run on EC2 in AWS

I'm trying to migrate an Oracle schema as well as all of the data within the DB to a MySQL database. I want to then make an EC2 app on AWS to kick off whatever I've written for this. Are there any ...
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SQL Server hangs during backup on EC2

Once and then our SQL Server will "hang" during its weekly full backup. When this happens, external connections start to timeout. The symptoms are: Connections timeout The sqlservr.exe process sits ...
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Can't connect to EC2 Postgresql instance unless I change the default port 5432 [closed]

I just created a brand new EC2 instance with a default security group allowing All Traffic from Anywhere. My listen_address is set to * I can SSH to it but I can't connect to the pgsql instance ...
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Can I Upgrade SQL Server 2008 R2 Express to SQL Server 2014 Developer edition

I currently have SQL server 2008 R2 Express installed for my QA/Dev environment on Amazon EC2 instance. Now my database is growing beyond the 10GB limitation of Express edition, so am planning to buy ...
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Help with Galera Cluster Auto_Increment

We're currently running a Galera cluster of 3 DB nodes. The way we're set up (due to ORM and automagical locking), we only have one of the 3 DB nodes being written to, and the other two provisioned ...
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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 ...
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MongoDB Insufficient free space for journal files

I have installed a standalone mongo 2.6 in amazon ec2. The instance has reach the limit of disk space and it doesnt run now. I have set before the smallfiles=true in mongod.conf file, but for some ...
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mySQL running on 100% CPU both on RDS and EC2

How do we troubleshoot an issue with Amazon wherein my database queries (PHP/MySQL) are eating 100% CPU most of the day? Traffic=200 connections average mySQL version = 5.5.40 The following ...
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SQL CLR very slow on Amazon EC2 Instance (SQL Server 2014 CU6)

I am running a SQL Server 2014 Standard Edition (Cumulative Updates 6) instance on an r3.large Amazon EC2 box. I noticed that the CPU usage of SQL Server skyrockets to 100% while executing pretty much ...
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Prevent Reconnections During Application Cluster Restart

I have a large cluster of application processes (>5000) spread out over multiple EC2 servers. When I attempt to restart them or deploy new code (with a restart), they all attempt to reconnect to the ...
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How to copy SQL Server log shipping files to AWS EC2 instance

I am using SQL Server 2008 R2 and would like to log ship from my local data center SQL Server instance to a log shipping target SQL Server running in AWS EC2. What is the best way to copy the log ...
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SQL server Read scaling on Amazon AWS

SQL server Read scaling on Amazon AWS Let me know if this is a good idea. We create a small server that essentially is running all the time. This is the one to which we would be pushing data. (...
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Moving Local PostgreSQL 8.4.20 Database to Amazon EC2 or RDS

I'm running PostgresSQL 8.4.20 on a local server and plan to migrate the data to either Amazon EC2 or RDS. I have working knowledge of databases and need advice from experts. I've been researching ...
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mongodb configuration issue

I am editing the configuration of running mongodb in an 'amazon ubuntu instance' (with more than 30 GB data), and I attached some volumes for data, log, and journal I followed mongodb-ec2: formatted ...
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Why use RDS over EC2 for Postgres?

I have a database currently running on EC2. As I have to move it to a bigger machine the question of using RDS came up. Pricing: I can get an EC2 c3.large instance with two SSDs (16GB each), two ...
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Amazon: How to change database name in Amazon RDS MySQL?

I want to change MYSQL database name of the DB instance of Amazon RDS. How it can be possible?
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Architecture for low-latency RESTful server on Amazon EC2 with Node.js and a database

This is a question for DBAs with a lot of practical experience with large scale deployments. We are trying to build an app with very low latency. (We really want to create the best user experience, ...
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While importing 150 GB file on Amazon RDS, why connection is failing?

I am having Postgres database dump file of 150 GB on Amazon EC2 instance. While dumping the data on RDS from EC2 server I am getting error. The output of the command is as given below. It's giving ...
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Get WAL files from AWS RDS PostgreSQL instance

We have a Postgres RDS instance on Amazon Web Services. We have automatic backups enabled, and we take snapshots on a daily basis. We would like to generate a local 'up-to-date' backup of the RDS ...
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SQL Server Express Freezes for a couple minutes

I have SQL Server Express on an AWS micro instance. These instances have only 615MB of RAM. For the most part it performs fine. My application can make up to about 15 db connections. However, every ...
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db_owner unable to drop database - Error 615, SQL Server

I have a SQL Server 2012 database running on amazon EC2. I've created a user to be able to create, edit and drop databases. I gave the new user with dbcreator server role. My user can connect ...
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How to configure replication from PostgreSQL (RDS) to vanilla PostgreSQL?

I have an Amazon RDS Postgres DB and I created a "replicator" user and granted it the "replication" privilege. db=> create role replicator login password 'something'; CREATE ROLE db=> alter ...
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Recover an Innodb mysql database from an EBS on Ec2

My instance crashed on AWs, and i had to create a new one and mount my Vol that contain my web application and the Mysql Database. After i stoped the Mysql Server i mounted the vol and also mounted ...
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Is this amount of disk IO expected with MySQL?

I am running MySQL 5.5.34 on an Amazon EC2 micro instance with EBS (elastic block storage). The instance has been running for around 10 days and according to Amazon I've accumulated around 8.5 ...