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how big is the server load when client hit information_schema for monitoring

when I create some small application monitor for mariadb, and then I send query like select variable_value from information_schema.global_status where variable_name = 'THREAD_RUNNING' or select ...
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Memory Used On global_status mariadb

on mariadb at information_schema.global_status they have variable name memory_used in bytes this is actual memory use from mariadb ? edit add example case on my servers i have threads_running=10 and ...
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Non-existent table that actually exists?

I've been tasked to solve a very difficult and interesting problem. Given is a MySQL database created on the AWS-Aurora service. The MySQL version reported when connecting is 5.6.10. We have an ...
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Delete INFORMATION_SCHEMA

I recently created a new database and INFORMATION_SCHEMA was there. I am aware that users should not mess with backend services, but INFORMATION_SCHEMA has 0 bytes. I checked all the tables and there ...
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In SQL Server, for numeric data type, can the CHARACTER_MAXIMUM_LENGTH be different from NULL?

I have a SQL Server with numeric types for few columns. When getting a table structure, I have the following results: Query: SELECT * FROM DB.INFORMATION_SCHEMA.COLUMNS WHERE TABLE_NAME = '...
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Select query on information_schema is too slow

SELECT * FROM information_schema.TABLE_CONSTRAINTS WHERE CONSTRAINT_SCHEMA = DATABASE() AND CONSTRAINT_NAME = 'FK_FOLDER_FILTER_CONTRACT_CATEGORY_CONTRACT_CATEGORY' AND CONSTRAINT_TYPE = '...
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MYSQL - Run a query based on the results of a query

Trying to do some cleanup in the database, per manager request. However, I can't seem to get Mysql to run the inner query as written. select @tbl:=column_name as'Table', ( select max(length(@...
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List foreign keys dependencies that refer to a given table

RDBMS: PostgreSQL 9.6 I desire to list the foreign keys for a given table and schema. I am about 90 % there but I also desire to know what options were used to make the fkey. Example on delete ...
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Are there any downfalls to not using foreign key relationships in a multi-tenary scheme?

We have a proposed restructure of our CRM containing almost 500 databases containing ~25 tables each into a single multidimensional database with one giant fact table linking everything together. I ...
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Postgres view column references

Using the Postgres information_schema or system catalogs, is it possible to determine what table columns are referenced by the columns in a view? information_schema.view_column_usage provides ...
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Does CUBRID have Information Schema Views?

I am trying to access the Information Schema views as defined in SQL92, and cannot find any in the CUBRID RDBMS. Has CUBRID implemented this specification and how can I access them? CUBRID version: ...
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MySQL: list users which have been granted EXECUTE permission on a given procedure

I would like to audit my database to check which users have been granted individual EXECUTE permission to which procedure. I would like to use this information to be able to save GRANTs when changing ...
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Predicting the primary keys exhaustion in MySQL based on rate of insertion

We are running out of primary keys for our table in production. We do not want that to occur again. So we need a mechanism to alert us when we are running out of primary keys based on the rate of ...
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Why do information_schema queries scan all databases?

I'm building a PHP application that looks up the last modified date of all databases using information_schema. A simplified version is like this: $sql = "SELECT update_time FROM information_schema....
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How to select maximum date_created value from all tables matching certain pattern?

Given a MySQL DB with a hundreds of tables with the ones of interest being named ap_form_* where * = a random value. How do I loop through that list of tables to display the MAX(date_created) for each ...
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Why is the value of NUMERIC_SCALE column in INFORMATION_SCHEMA.COLUMNS table for DATA_TYPE='double' NULL?

I have created a column whose data_type is DOUBLE. alter table my_table add column my_column double; When I queried about this column in information_schema.COLUMNS table I found that the ...
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GRANT SELECT ON SEQUENCE succeeds, but to no effect?

I am trying to grant select access to sequences from one user/role to another. There are no errors when I run the command but once run, the second role is unable to view the sequences. I have run the ...
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Information_Schema on oracle?

I'm a SQL Server DBA, and I like to mess around with Oracle here and there. I can see with select * from information_Schema.columns everything about a table (everything that I need now). Is there a ...
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Does MariaDB 5.5.56 have INFORMATION_SCHEMA.INNODB_METRICS?

I'm trying to debug why I don't have INFORMATION_SCHEMA.INNODB_METRICS. I'm uncertain because I see it in the MySQL 5.5 reference glossary: https://dev.mysql.com/doc/search/?d=10&p=1&q=...
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Is it possible to concatenate query results to form a new query?

I have now: SELECT TABLE_SCHEMA , TABLE_NAME , COLUMN_NAME FROM INFORMATION_SCHEMA.COLUMNS WHERE COLUMN_NAME = 'NNN'; This gives me several hundreds of rows, because several tables contain ...
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Information_Schema.Tables reports different result in MySQL 5.5 and MySQL 5.7

I have started testing some MySQL 5.7 databases to replace our ageing 5.5 Databases, and there seems to be a significant change in the way the information_schema.tables Table records the data size. I ...
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Query to identify bad indexes and/or no indexes (on tables with lots of records) takes 4-6 minutes to execute

Query: SELECT Concat(t.table_schema, '.', t.table_name), t.table_rows, snu.non_unique, smax.cardinality, ( t.table_rows / Ifnull(smax.cardinality, 1) ) AS ...
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Why shouldn't INFORMATION_SCHEMA views be used to determine the schema of an object?

According to MS-DOCS about System information schema views, the schema columns definition have a warning note that says: ** Important ** Do not use INFORMATION_SCHEMA views to determine the schema ...
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Where in pg_catalog is the database or catalog information stored about relations?

When I query a table like information_schema.tables SELECT table_catalog, table_schema, table_name FROM information_schema.tables; I get a result like this, table_catalog | table_schema ...
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How do I list all columns for a specified table that begin with a specific string [duplicate]

How to select all the columns whose names begins with "img" from a PostgreSQL table? I wrote that, but doesn't work select 'img%' from mytable
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Why does information_schema have “YES” and “NO” character strings rather than booleans?

I was taken by surprise to find that the is_nullable column for this query is typed as character varying (3) rather than boolean: select column_name, data_type, is_nullable from ...
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SQL Server 2016 Temporal tables metadata

Is there any way to get metadata (information scheme) information about temporal table feature for the table, like: Is DATA_CONSISTENCY_CHECK TURNED ON OR OFF What name of history table Is ...
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`SELECT` on `information_schema`.`tables` returns less rows if I `SELECT` the `CREATE_TIME`

Context We have a MySQL 5.6.28 server with a lot of schemas on it. After a crash, we have some schema where a table x exists, and other schemas where it's an orphan table. On a non-corrupted schema, ...
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Information_schema appearing in slow_log

I am finding that my information_schema keeps running this query SELECT engine, COUNT(*) as n FROM information_schema.tables WHERE engine is not null GROUP BY engine Which seems to always appear in ...
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postgres system catalog query columns from table

I am building an integration test against an app that provisions a database for a user. The User created for it is not a super user, and does not have access to schema_information.tables because when ...
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How do I query INFORMATION_SCHEMA.COLUMNS on Amazon RDS?

I received a list of column names from another team. To ensure all field column names are valid inside a specific schema, I put them into a temporary table. I'm now wanting to see if they exist. When ...
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mariaDB tables create_options clear

I have MariaDB 10.2.9 on Centos7 with ~60 tables. I listed the table's create_options from information_schema.tables: SELECT TABLE_NAME, TABLE_TYPE, CREATE_OPTIONS FROM information_schema.tables ...
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MySQL - “CREATE_OPTIONS” in “information_schema.tables”?

I have a MySQL 5.7.16 Enterprise running on a Centos 6 machine with InnoDB as the default storage engine. I have around 300 tables in which around 90 are "list" partitioned. I have the option ...
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Unable to join on conrelid and confrelid columns in pg_constraint

I'm trying to get a list of foreign key constraints in the following form: pk_table | pk_col | fk_table | fk_col without using pg_get_constraintdef (which would force me to resort to string ...
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error codes in information_schema

Is there a view or table or relation in information_schema with the error codes or exception names? My question is in STANDARD sql or in PostgreSQL.
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How to get the next auto-increment id in MySQL?

How to get the next id in mysql to insert it in the table ? INSERT INTO payments (date, item, method, payment_code) VALUES (NOW(), '1 Month', 'paypal', CONCAT("chaminda", id))
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Tables in one of my schemas are not listed in INFORMATION_SCHEMA.TABLES. What can be the reason?

I have three schemas in my SQL Server database, but when I query over INFORMATION_SCHEMA.TABLES only tables that belong to two of the schemas are listed. Tables in the third schema are not listed. ...
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How to locate all the tables that have a field named username

Is there a way in PhpMyAdmin to do a SQL search for all tables, that have a fieldname username in it? I am trying to help a friend that has a database with over 1,000 tables in it. He needs to find ...
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How do I navigate PostgreSQL documentation to find a list of all functions that work on a specific type?

Let's say I want to find a list of functions that can work on jsonb, what is the most effective way to do this from the terminal without using google? Assuming only access to man pages psql ...
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MySQL - huge Dictionary memory allocated

Our MySQL 5.5.38 servers have 1000-3000 InnoDB databases each (with about 100 tables each). All data is in single file. Most of DBs are active. While it's expected that information schema should be ...
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Schema transfer of SP does not update information_schema.routines.routine_definition / object_definition?

After a transfer of an SP from one schema to another, the information_schema.routines.routine_definition and object_definition() still show the original schema. create schema SchemaA; go create proc ...
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count null values of table from information_schema tables

Is there any way to count null values in a column by using information_Schema tables? EG: SELECT table_name, table_rows FROM INFORMATION_SCHEMA.TABLES WHERE TABLE_SCHEMA ='myschema' and ...
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where are the infos from 'SHOW CREATE TABLE' coming from? It's not INFORMATION_SCHEMA

Quote from MariaDB 10.2 CHECK and DEFAULT clauses: Another limitation is that CHECK metadata are not accessible via the INFORMATION_SCHEMA. The only way to find out if a table has CHECK clauses ...
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Different services using different port pointing to same datadir folder

Let say I have already installed service MySQLa with mysqla.ini (port number=3306) setting and datadir folder in ...\data Is it possible then, I install another service MySQLb with mysqlb.ini (port ...
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Is there a way to get SQL Server capcity constraints dynamically

I have some code which creates database tables dynamically, and I want to ensure that people don't try to do things that result in me trying to create a table with more columns than what SQL Server ...
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What are all the catalogs that RDBMS have to implement to be ANSI compliant?

My goal is to be able to go into any environment, and immediately get a general idea of what is going on in a database server. I know most RDBMS implement INFORMATION_SCHEMA, which has a lot of useful ...
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Query to retrieve index details for a particular column in all tables

There is a column created_at in most of tables. I would like to get the details if that field exists in the table and it is not indexed. Is there any thing can be done with the information_schema to ...
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how to update information_schema.tables in mysql [duplicate]

i have a table A and i want to update the creation time of this table. I understand i cant simple update ( using update query) as it is not any table. Is there any way i can update it. for example ...
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What happens to mysql information_schema after switching to innodb_file_per_table?

We're switching our mysql dev deb instance to innodb_file_per_table and moving the data dir onto another mounted drive so we can free up space on our dev box. We've backed all our dbs up and about to ...
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What permissions are required to return rows from information_schema.schemata?

In postgres (I'm on 9.3.4) what permissions are required to return rows for select * from information_schema.schemata The 9.3 documentation says "are owned by a currently enabled role". Does that ...