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How to safely change MySQL innodb variable 'innodb_log_file_size'?

So I'm fairly new to tuning InnoDB. I'm slowly changing tables (where necessary) from MyIsam to InnoDB. I've got about 100MB in innodb, so I increased the innodb_buffer_pool_size variable to 128MB: ...
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How do I output MySQL logs to syslog?

I want to use syslog for logging MySQL(5.1.41) on Ubuntu(10.04 LTS). I found information that output error log to syslog. [mysqld_safe] syslog But I want to use syslog for logging general logs and ...
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How to enable MySQL general log?

I would like to enable the MySQL General Log to view all the (slow) queries. I'm using XAMPP as server and have no idea how to enable it. I can't find a good guide on the internet. Can someone help ...
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Log MySQL DB changing queries and users

For security reasons I need a server-side (running Debian 6.0 Squeeze) logging of all queries that may have changed the content of a MySQL DB (v. 5.1) and the user who issued it. I had to rule out ...
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Stress test MySQL with queries captured with general log in MySQL

Is there any tool available which can do stress testing using the log file created by MySQL general log? After a lot of search on google I found few stress testing tools which only use some benchmarks ...
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MySQL Slave Relay Logging but not logging Binary Log

I have a master slave setup both mysql 5.5, the setup is fine except that the slave won't Binary log to the standard mysql-binlog only to the relay logs. I fear this may be due to my lack of ...
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Need Help Troubleshooting Sql Server 2005 Deadlock Scenario

I am running into a deadlock scenario where the only participants in the deadlock appear to be a single table and a single stored procedure that deletes from that table. I drew that conclusion based ...
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mysql emits BINLOG rows even though binlog_­format=­STATEMENT

We have MySQL 5.5 installed, we have the binlog_format=STATEMENT (the default) According to the MySQL Documentation, the binary log should contain SQL statements only, but we still see BINLOG rows in ...
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Investigate peak in MySQL throughput

Recently one of our servers has ran out of memory and crashed. After reviewing the munin graphs, it appears that the only metric (other than memory usage) that peaked just before the crash was the ...
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Mysql master-master replication auto flush old logs

I have mysql-5.1.41 master-master setup running on ubuntu machines and below is the configuration of a master: skip-host-cache skip-name-resolve event_scheduler = ON max_connections = 500 ...
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How to do MySQL User Accounting

I can't seem to find any information on this anywhere. I found a question here called Monitor MySQL activity per database? but that's not quite the answer either. I'd like to be able to log the ...
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Shrinking log file

Some of my SQL Server's log files (ldf) are huge, like 5GB. I Found an article about shrinking, but am not sure why the author repeated DBCCSHRINKFILE 6 times. Can someone please confirm and suggest ...
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What is running right now?

I know I can use "show processlist" to see what is running when I'm in the office. How can I see what is running when I'm not there. Something is running on my server at 3am every morning that is ...
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MySQL InnoDB page_cleaner settings might not be optimal

Seeing this note in mysqld.log: [Note] InnoDB: page_cleaner: 1000ms intended loop took 15888ms. The settings might not be optimal. (flushed=200 and evicted=0, during the time.) There seems to be ...
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mysql logging activity from specific user or ip

I have mysql server. The server is accessed by my application, and by external auditor (person using mysql workbench). The auditor has specific user and password and dedicated IP and it is granted ...
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What exactly are iblog files in mysql

I would like to understand these ibdata files as these play vital role in the crash recovery procedure. I could not find proper resources over the web for this.
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log_min_duration_statement setting is ignored

I am running Postgresql 9.1 on Ubuntu. Exact Postgresql version is 9.1+129ubuntu1 as my package manager shows. I have 2 databases that are actively in use and they are used from a remote server. I ...
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How best to maintain SQL log file sizes

I'm somewhat of a new DBA and I'm managing a SQL Server 2012 instance that has a fair amount of activity. I'm running in Full Recovery mode because we need point in time recovery. Right now, I'm ...
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Transaction Log Maintanance While Using AlwaysOn Availability Group

We are using HADR ( AlwaysOn Availability Group) feature of SQL Server 2012. Server and AG Configuration as below: SQL12_SRV1 --> AG1(PRIMARY) - SYNC -->> DBTest SQL12_SRV2 --> AG1(SECONDARY) ...
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MySQL Point in Time Recovery For Just a Single Schema?

Is it possible to simply restore a single schema and bring it to a point in time (Say three hours ago) without bringing the entire database back? I can think of a lengthy method of backing up each ...
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How are binlogs updated for MySQL temporary tables?

If I use CREATE TEMPORARY TABLE, can I write and update this MySQL table and know that none of it will be stored to the binlogs? If I use data from the temp table to write to a non-temp table, is the ...
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MySQL (on Windows) general log too large to rotate properly?

First off, I'm not sure if this should go to Server Fault or Database Administrators. It could be a Windows Server 2008R2 problem. But I am asking here first in the chance that someone else running ...
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Redirecting MySQL errors and slow logs into another database

I am running a number of MySQL servers as slaves and masters. It is quite annoying to look for slow logs and errors in every server, so I would like to log all the errors into an external database. ...
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Very Large Log Files

I'm running Windows Server 2008 R2 and executed a large query by accident. Next, the sever ran out of hard drive space. I now have a file in my administrtor documents (log.log) that is over 18GB. I ...
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log_warnings doesn't seem to work for aborted connections in MySQL 5.1

The docs for 5.1 say that I can set log_warnings = 2 to capture Aborted_connects in the error log. This bug report suggests that this was only merged into 5.5 and 6.0 (and maybe 5.2) but not into 5.1....
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Why am I able to create MV logs using PK — even though there is no PK?

I have a table that does not have a primary key: I'm able to create MV logs on the table — without specifying whether to use the primary key or the rowid: create materialized view log on maximo....
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Disable MySQL binary logging with log_bin variable

Default MySQL config file /etc/mysql/my.cnf installed by some debian package using APT often set log_bin variable, so binlog are enabled: log_bin = /var/log/mysql/mysql-bin.log When I want to ...
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Flush/Clean MySql ib_logfile0 ib_logfile1

Is there a way to flush ib_logfile0 and ib_logfile1 without dumping the tables to a .sql file, deleting, then re-inserting? Somebody entered a couple plain text credit card numbers into the customer ...
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MySQL binary logs - skip a table

Is there a way to skip a specific table in the binary logs? I've got binary logs configured as my incremental backup strategy between nightly backups. But we have one huge reference table that we're ...
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Why do I have to backup a transaction log twice for it to shrink?

This question was attempted twice on experts-exchange with no real answer. I know that I should not shrink the log file - that is not the question. If you feel like answering that one should not do ...
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Large files in wamp\bin\mysql\mysql5.5.24\data directory

I have discovered these files located in the wamp\bin\mysql\mysql5.5.24\data folder on my Windows 2008 server. They are consuming about 22 GB on a 40 GB drive. I am using a LMS called moodle, that ...
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SQL Server : log folder too large

Please note that I'm not talking about transaction logs. I'm referring to a folder within SQL Server called 'Log' where ErrorLog and SQLDrmp files exists. Well, the fact is that this folder is ...
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What does the base64 BINLOG statements in mysqlbinlog output mean?

I have looked over the mysqlbinlog command as a candidate for rollback method from MySQL 5.5 to MySQL 5.0. When I ran the command on one of the bin-log files in the MySQL 5.5 server, I've noticed ...
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MySQL flush logs, unknown error

I gave been trying to solve this for few days now, and cant seem to figure this out. I have been trying to set log rotation for mysql slow using linux logrotate feature, and my script seems to get ...
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How I create backup with backup by dump and WAL files in PostgreSQL?

I have a backup and WAL files, I like update my backup with WAL files. Anyone know how to do it? Thanks
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Trace and analyze logs on SQL Server

I am using an SQL Server 2012 on windows datacenter 2012 I have encountered a situation where i think some virus/sql injection had heart my database, Some data on my table had changed to weird link'...
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INT or TIMESTAMP for the change time column in a logging table?

We're having an argument over what to use for storing change date in a new log table for our site. One side says, use INT for the timestamp, storing the UNIX timestamp. We can convert the datetime ...
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mysql bin-log.index not found

I moved my bin-logs to a different folder: log-bin = /storage/mysql/bin-log log-bin-index = /storage/mysql/bin-log.index When I try to start mysqld I get this: /usr/libexec/mysqld: File '/storage/...
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Can an active Postgres serverlog be truncated?

Running Postgres 9.1 on Ubuntu 14.10 LTS. I've got an application running on a machine that's going to run out of diskspace soon. However, the application is in the middle of a crucial run that has ...
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How to change the expiration date of binlog files?

I have a server with Ubuntu 18.04 and MySQL 8.0.11 I have binlog files in /var/lib/mysql that make several GO and my server will soon saturate. How to change the expiration date of binlog files ? ...
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Warnings: Why are statements with limit clause unsafe even if there isn't a limit?

I'm a bit irritated because of some warnings in mysql errorlog. Example 1: [Warning] Unsafe statement written to the binary log using statement format since BINLOG_FORMAT = STATEMENT. The statement ...
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DB2 ROLLFORWARD option “TO END OF LOGS” - does it read archive logs?

I read about ROLLFORWARD option on link http://www-01.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSEPGG_9.7.0/com.ibm.db2.luw.admin.cmd.doc/doc/r0001978.html?cp=SSEPGG_9.7.0%2F3-6-2-4-106 but I could not find ...
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How to keep MySQL general_log after I restart my computer?

I use a statement set global general_log = 'ON' to enable the general_log on my computer. After I restart or shutdown it, I have to run the statement again. How can I config MySQL write general log ...
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How can I change SQL Agent Log file to use unicode format?

I've created a database with tables that heavily leverages nvarchar for most of the columns. One of the challenges I'm running into is that when I go to view the SQL Server Agent Log files, I get the ...
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DB2 - Archive Mode - on what values to set LOGPRIMARY,LOGSECOND,LOGFILSIZ?

we must set our database from CIRCULAR to ARCHIVE mode in order to enable ONLINE backups. Backups will be done every 1 day. Database is now almost 30GB. Database grows approximately 1GB per month. ...