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Amazon RDS for MySQL vs installing MySQL on an Amazon EC2 instance

At work, we host all our webservers on Amazon EC2 and usually have used MySQL databases installed on the same box as our Apache webserver, and communicated with them on localhost. We now face a need ...
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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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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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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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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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"ORA-24454: client host name is not set" when connecting from Ubuntu instance on AWS EC2

Some background: I am attempting to connect to an Oracle database. I have a username, password, IP address, port, and service name. I only have access to this database from an Ubuntu EC2 instance on ...
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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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MongoDB - Should I separate the journal and the data to different drives?

I have seen and heard from multiple sources that it can be a good idea, performance-wise, to write your db journal and your data files to separate disks. What's the recommended way to do this (e.g. ...
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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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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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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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Disable MySQL replication on rds

I want set up replication between an Amazon RDS MySQL DB instance and a MySQL instance that is external to Amazon RDS. but Slave_IO_Running: Connecting how to solve this problem? I have already ...
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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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Amazon RDS MySQL limitations

I intend to use Amazon RDS MySQL with one db.t2.micro instance. Are there any limitations of max_connections and max_questions ? I searched on the Internet and I found that there is a default value ...
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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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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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MySQL hitting IOPS wall in AWS, not able to utilize full volume IOPS level

We are scaling up an existing MySQL 5.6.41 (with Galera) based system running in AWS on EC2, and are hitting a wall in performance, which we believe is narrowed down to storage IOPS. Please note for ...
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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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AWS performance of RDS with provisioned IOPS vs EC2

Has anyone done a performance comparison of AWS RDS with the new provisioned IOPS vs EC2? I've found plenty of non-high IOPS RDS vs EC2 but nothing with the new high IOPS feature in RDS.
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SQL Server AG Listener issues in an AWS VPC

I'm experimenting with creating a 2-node SQL Server Availability Group following Guy Glantser's excellent guide at MadeiraData where he describes a configuration with no AD domain or internal DNS. ...
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Migrating development and production databases to AWS

After careful thinking and asking on meta.stackoverflow, I'm posting this question on the DBA site. If anyone thinks this question should be on serverfault or any other site, feel free to close and ...
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change character_set_connection utf8mb4 mysql

I want to change character_set_connection utf8mb4. Its showing me utf8. I have follow this https://mathiasbynens.be/notes/mysql-utf8mb4 article and changed [client] default-character-set = utf8mb4 [...
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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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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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MySQL replication lagging behind with log_slave_updates

I'm in the process of setting up replication in this topology: /--B A- \--C--D In order to achieve this I need log_slave_updates to be enabled on C, so D will also get the changes from A. C ...
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Synchronizing data from AWS Sql Server to local database

I have a situation when I need to synchronize some tables from Sql Server database to my local Sql Server database and vice versa. What are my options? I can not find any useful information about ...
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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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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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Replication from EC2 Master to RDS Slave - Connecting to master

I am migrating my company's database from an EC2 instance to an RDS instance. I have already migrated a snapshot of data and am now trying to set up replication to get the data that has been added ...
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MySQL 5.7.21 not releasing memory after writing partition to disk

I've been testing extracting with SELECT * from a partition in a partitioned table in MySQL 5.7.21 and 5.7.22 I'm out of ideas and hitting my head on a wall. The goal is to write the data to S3 for ...
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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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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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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 ...
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SSRS 2016 Generates SQL Server log entry daily

First, a bit about our environment. We run two instances of SQL Server 2016 Enterprise (13.0.4435.0) on Windows 2016 Servers. To save money, we run SSRS 2016 alongside SQL Server on both servers We ...
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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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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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Server warnings on MongoDB startup

I recently installed MongoDB on an AWS EC2 instance running Ubuntu. When I'm starting the MongoDB service, I get some warnings: $ mongo MongoDB shell version: 3.0.11 connecting to: test Server has ...
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Backup TO URL S3

Can I do a SQL backup to AWS S3 URL from an EC2 machine I know that Azure side is possible but I do not know if it is possible AWS side thank you for your advice
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SQL Server for Linux 2019 - Windows Authentication not working

Hoping to pick the brains of those more knowledgeable than me. I've been trying to set up a SQL Server 2019 instance on Linux; specifically on AWS using AMI amzn2-x86_64-SQL_2019_Standard-2019.11.12 ...
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Why does my MySQL page cleaner thread step up its minimum CPU usage over time and never decrease back to zero?

I’m running a MySQL 5.7.29 instance on Ubuntu 16.04 on a dedicated Amazon EC2 t3a.XLARGE instance (4 vCPUS, 16 GiB Memory connected to an iOPS optimized EBS volume with 1000 provisioned iOPS) and have ...
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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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QuasarDB cluster stuck in IOWAIT on AWS EC2 instances

I am experiencing a system freeze in IOWAIT on my QuasarDB cluster. I am continuously ingesting data at 10 GBit/s using the QuasarDB batch API. After a couple of hours, I have all the qdb threads in ...
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SQL Server Installation - TempDB not created in the directory specified in ConfigurationFile.ini

I'm attempting to install SQL Server 2016 SP2 on a newly created EC2 instance. I'm using a configuration file I previously generated. In the configuration file I've specified where I'd like the TempDB ...
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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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Improving concurrency in MongoDB via sharding

Our current setup: Cluster of ~500 ec2 c1.xLarge worker nodes with 8 threads on each running scientific simulations Results temporarily stored at runtime on each worker node's local MongoDB, using ...
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DBeaver connection via SSH tunnel

Using DBeaver, I'm trying to connect to my AWS ec2 instance where I've installed a MariaDB database. I've created a new connection as: Connection: AWS / Maria DB Server Host: localhost (because I'm ...
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Will our application server have issues connecting to a Postgres 11.4 server with a 9.6 client?

Our application server is on EC2 running on Amazon Linux 1. Postgres dropped support for Amazon Linux and so we depend on Amazon providing the postgres client. The client is 9.6 and our Amazon ...
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AWS RDS PostgreSQL: Significant query runtime difference between two (identical?) instances

TL;DR: Solution The problem was that one instance hat magnetic storage attached and was therefore significantly slower. Original Question I have two identical AWS RDS PostgreSQL 10.6 databases ...
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AWS - SQL Server Agent "white dot" problem

I'm trying to setup a SQL Server 2016 installation in AWS EC2 and can't seem to get the security group settings right. Please note the "white dot" in the screen cap below - I am unable to administer ...
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InnoDB IO Capacity on Amazon AWS EBS GP2 Volumes

I have MariaDB pointing to a data directory that's a mounted Amazon AWS EBS GP2 volume. No other process will be using that volume. The AWS console lists the volume as having 120 / 3000 IOPS. My ...
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