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How to Log All mysql queries into log file?

I am using Mysql 5.6.12 under Wamp server environment. Now I want to log All queries into ".log" file, the queries which are running by PHP or from PHPMyAdmin, I want to log them...
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Error Log Location?

Does MySQL write any log file? If yes, what is the path of it (on ubuntu/Linux)?
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Logging to a file in PostgreSQL windows service

I need an alternative for running the following command: C:\xxx\pgsql\bin\pg_ctl" -D "C:\xxx\pgsql\data" -l "C:\yyy\log\pgsql.log" start. This way the server starts and logs to C:\yyy\log\pgsql.log. ...
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"truncate log on checkpoint" option in SQL Server

Long story but our long term consultants (former employees) wrote a custom script years back (2006 or so) to interface with Tivoli Storage Manager and it appears to be checking for a SQL Server DB ...
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Is it possible to exclude specific users in log activity of PostgreSQL?

I need to monitor the activity of users in our databases. I have set the following parameters in postgresql.conf: log_min_duration_statement = 0 log_connections = on log_disconnections = on ...
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Disable Binary Logs in MySQL 8.0

How can I disable binary logging on MySQL 8.0? I am needing to import a large MySQLDump file, and don't want to fill the Binary logs with many GB of data. In the past I would have set log_bin=0 in ...
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SQL Server distribution database log file grows uncontrollably after full database backup

We have a merge replication environment that is pushing to 8 subscribers. This is working fine. Our distribution database is setup in Simple recovery mode. We have a maintenance plan that will backup ...
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Why is my log file so massive? 22gb. I am running log backups

I can't seem to figure out the answer. I've seen multiple answers like this: Why Does the Transaction Log Keep Growing or Run Out of Space? and everyone talks about running back ups on your log file ...
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How to log DML statements executed by a pl/pgsql function?

I have a pl/pgsql function (see below) that lists some fields and clears their contents using dynamically constructed UPDATE commands. When I set log_statement = 'mod', I can see nothing on the log ...
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What is log sequence number ? How it is used in MySQL?

Can anybody give an example or scenario of log sequence number(LSN) used in MySQL
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How to log custom messages from inside a PostgreSQL transaction?

I have a software that generates transactions and executes them. I would like to asynchronously inspect about the transaction progress in term of the simple proportion of queries executed over total ...
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PostgreSQL doesn't log

I'm using ArchLinux and PostgreSQL 9.4.4 and have enabled the logging in the config file: $ sudo egrep -v "^[[:blank:]]*($|#|//|/\*| \*|\*/)" /var/lib/postgres/data/postgresql.conf max_connections = ...
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Which major database platforms support TTL?

I need to store some data in a database that will be hosted on Amazon Web Services, and I have complete freedom over choosing which database platform to install, based on what I think will best suit ...
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How to log all SQL queries for a single connection or user or client host?

Is there a way to log all SQL queries in Postgres 9.3.9 for a single connection or user or client host? In other words, I want log_statement = all but only for a certain username or client hostname ...
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The InnoDB log sequence number is in the future

Our site was getting intermittent database errors and I asked my webhost to check what's happening. After some inspection they found that the database has few issues and tried repairing it. Finally I ...
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What is default MySQL binlog retention in AWS RDS?

I tried to retrieve my MySQL RDS binlogs in order to run manual "rollback" for some SQLs. Unfortunately, I noticed that only 2 binlogs for the last 30 minutes are available. "call mysql....
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How to enable queries logs in MariaDB

I'm running mysql Ver 15.1 Distrib 5.5.46-MariaDB in CentOS 6.7 server. I'm trying to get queries logged and I'm doing by redirecting log to files as shown below: #/etc/my.cnf.d/server.cnf # this is ...
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In Postgres, set log_rotation_size but my logs are still not rotating

I’m using Postgres 9.5 on Ubuntu 14.04. I wanted to rotate my logs whenever they reach a certain size. So I edited /etc/postgresql/9.5/main/postgresql.conf and set this log_rotation_size = 50MB ...
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MySQL "Statement may not be safe to log in statement format" warning

What is the meaning of the following MySQL warning: Statement may not be safe to log in statement format. I have some tens of thousands of these statements every day in my mysqld.err file, and I'm ...
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PostgreSQL checkpoint log explained

I know what PostgreSQL checkpoint is and when it is happening. I need some additional information about the logs produced by the log_checkpoints = on parameter, so please explain some points of it to ...
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MySQL general log

Is there away to have MySQL dump its log to a remote MySQL server? I would like to audit MySQL connections but I don't want the server to store all the information local on its own hardware.
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Why is Postgres not respecting my log file name convention dictated by "log_filename"?

I’m using Postgres 9.5 on Ubuntu 14.04. I have these settings set in my /etc/postgresql/9.5/main/postgresql.conf file log_filename = 'postgresql-%Y-%m-%d_%H%M%S.log' # log file name pattern, ...
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Limiting PostgreSQL logging

I have a table that can contain reasonably large BYTEA values (the same could apply to large TEXT values). It looks like this: CREATE TABLE testtable ( id SERIAL PRIMARY KEY, name TEXT UNIQUE ...
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How to Fix log_reuse_wait_desc=LOG_BACKUP? LOG Backup not possible

I checked sys.databases to find out which databases need LOG backups. It surprised me that I had quite a few where log_reuse_wait_desc=LOG_BACKUP meaning, the JOB I have set up to run LOG backups on ...
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Truncate log file mirrored database

In SQL Server 2008, I have a mirrored database with a log file that has increased to 80GB, which is not normal and I have serious problem. I would like to decrease the log file size by truncating it. ...
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Mariadb default logs location & --log-error

I am using mariadb and I to investigate some issue I wanted to check the logs. To my surprise, log file is not generated for mariadb. I suspect this cannot be the case so I am doubting my search ...
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Log for database tempdb is not available

I have been struggling with this issue from so many months now, I am saying its not a database issue and assigning this case to Storage and Operating system team and they are assigning it to me ...
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Normalized Table Structure for Logging

How can I normalize a table that has four columns for logging the latest activity for a single row: Created On Created By Modified On Modified By We have dozens of tables, all with these 4 columns. ...
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SQL Server Full-text crawl log location

This might be a silly question, but I can't for the life of me figure out where the crawl logs for my SQL Server 2012 instance are. TechNet says to look under %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft SQL Server\...
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Find queries executed by an user in sql server

I want to find all the queries executed by an particular user in a database over a period of time. I learnt about trace and XEvents, but these are not setup yet, Will i be still able to get the ...
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Mariadb - Variable 'innodb_log_file_size' is a read only variable

Im using mariadb 10.0.29, I need to change the innodb file size to 256M, default size 50M, My config file is located on /etc/mysql/mariadb.conf.d/50-server.cnf I have added the below line, but it ...
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Data lost in MySQL InnoDB after crash

I found a 6-days rollback in a MySQL 5.6 community edition server installation. It seems that some logs were lost, and I cannot understand why. 2013-12-22 20:38:54 380 [Note] Plugin 'FEDERATED' is ...
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Why can't I shrink my logfile below to the requested value?

Experimenting VLFs behaviors with my test lab. Firsty, I have created two databases (BASE2 & BASE3) with different log files size (1024 & 2048 MO) : Secondly, I'am running the following ...
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log_reuse_Wait_desc always return LOG_BACKUP even right after log backup

We are using SQL Server 2012 standard Edition (SP4)- 11.0.700.0(x64) (Build 14393)(HYpervisor). Data File Size = 171 GB Log File Size = 106 GB When I queried sys.databases to see the ...
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My disk is full of binlog files

I just realized that my server is growing by 2 GB per day, which is not normal. I looked at my folder and the folder / var / lib / mysql reached 26 GB Normally it should be about 4 GB A month ago I ...
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SQL Agent Job Logs - Can't get the Error Log

I've some logs that I want to extract to a report in order to get the SQL_Agent_Jobs status that runs during the night. If the Job fails then I want to receive the Error Log in a table. I am trying to ...
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SET extra_float_digits = 3

I'm using PostgreSQL 9.2 with my web application that has three servlets with three selects. I turn on the log. When I send my first query: select * from "Nomi" limit 4 before it the log shows me ...
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Logging all changes made to MySQL database

I have a web application setup where there are separate Apache-Wordpress containers for development and production. Database is hosted externally on a virtual host. When setting up development ...
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SQL Server Log Shipping Randomly Stops Copying and Restoring

I'm fairly new to Log Shipping but have configured a few with no issues, however I have a server sitting on SQL 2008 R2 with 6 databases on there, all 6 of these are supposed to be log shipping. The ...
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best way to log large amounts of data [closed]

I'm building a new logging system for our company. I'm wondering about the best way to store about 50-100GB data each year. I'm looking at both MySQL and MongoDB. I'm considering MongoDB because it ...
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Postgres: How to log materialized view refresh

I would like to keep a record of when various Postgres materialised views are refreshed. As far as I can see there are no built in logs. The next obvious choice is to create a trigger, however it ...
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How to rotate trace logs in SQL Server

We are using 4032 & 3605 trace flags in SQL Server 2012 to get the expected log output. Now, we would like to rotate the log files on daily basis to archive it in Amazon Glacier storage facility. ...
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Can't Restore Database Because of Rogue Log File

Someone, somehow, made a database disappear from SQL Server 2008 R2. I'm assuming it was dropped, because it doesn't show in SSMS in the Object Explorer's list of databases. Let's call the database "...
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How do I limit the size of my Postgres log?

I’m using Postgres 9.5 on Ubuntu 14.04. I notice I’m generating a lot of Postgres logs in /var/log/postgresql/postgresql-9.5-main.log . I would like to limit the size of this file, and doing some ...
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What does "as anonymous on" means in mysql's general log?

In mysql's general log I see things like: 141017 8:57:31 4 Connect root@localhost as anonymous on What is this "as anonymous on" thing even means? I log in as root@localhost. Am I still ...
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How to Log IP Address for Inbound Connections in MySQL

Is there a way in MySQL 5.5 (on Redhat 6.x) to log the IP address from where a particular query has been run? And have that appear in the general log or even relay and bin logs? I am trying to track ...
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In SQL Server, what's the impact of a checkpoint to log records in log buffer?

Does checkpoint operations flush everything in the log buffer to log file? Or just the log records relating to the dirty pages that are about to be flushed? I found some inconsistent description about ...
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When mysql innodb undo log write and fsync to disk?

Before transaction commit , every dml operation will modify innodb page which will flush to disk and generate undo log , so when the undo log write and fsync to disk to ensure rollback ?
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How do I stop psql from displaying executed SQL?

When I execute SQL, I see the query echoed back at me. =# \d LOG: statement: SELECT n.nspname as "Schema", c.relname as "Name", CASE c.relkind WHEN 'r' THEN 'table' WHEN 'v' THEN 'view' WHEN 'm' ...
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what does that mean? COMMAND [PeriodicTaskRunner] task: UnusedLockCleaner took: 273ms

With mloginfo I found a strange log entry. Didn't find anything about it in MongoDB docs and other related sites. $ mloginfo mongodb.log --distinct source: mongodb.log host: example ...