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A sequential journal of database write operations that facilitates robust atomic write operations.

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Managing logs generated by user

I am developing a web app for my client and there is a section which displays the changes made in the application by any of the user. This section is known as log.It basically stores and displays the ...
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could not open log file “/var/log/postgresql-2015-05-24_181212.log”: Permission denied

I installed postgresql from source on Ubuntu 14.04 (I also installed from repositories too before, I just want to get a feel for both of them right now, as I will heavily rely on this database). So ...
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MySQL database is going down once or twice a week, how do I diagnose?

I have a linode.com account running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. On my server I have two instances of wordpress running with light traffic (100 to 400 users per day each) and an instance of Sendy (which is ...
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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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Why is the transaction log file not truncated though its simple recovery model? [duplicate]

My database is simple recovery model and when I view the free space in log file it shows 99%. Why doesn't my log file truncate the committed data automatically to free space in ldf file? When I shrink ...
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DB2 - what happens when SQL archive log file reches its maximum value (S9999999.LOG)

we have DB2 in archive mode. archive log files are created and deleted from the disk. What will happen when archive log file reaches its maximum value for the name (S9999999.LOG) will it start to ...
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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 do I hide sensitive information like plaintext passwords from the logs?

I do not have access to a Postgres installation, so I cannot check. I am a security guy, and I'm seeing plaintext passwords in the logs: create user user1 with password 'PLAINTEXT PASSWORD' How can ...
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Database logs growing during maintenance plan

I have read several threads and sites about SQL logs but I don't feel I have found the answer. Or if I did I did not understand it enough to address my issues. My issue: When I run my SQL maintenance ...
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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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DB2 ROLLFORWARD ERROR when doing “TO A POINT IN TIME” option

I do restore command of backup image which was made 03.03.2015 at 19:20: db2 restore database maxdb71 from "/data/archiveBackup" taken at 20150303192002 without prompting; Then I try to do the ...
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DB2 - question regarding RESTORE OFFLINE backup and Archive Logs

I configured last night DB2 to be in Archive Mode. I created required offline backup at 23:00 last night. First online backup will be created at Friday night. Archive logs now keep coming to the ...
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What to do when archive logs are lost/corrupted that are not backed up

All recently generated archive logs were corrupted but datafiles are fine.What if recently generated archives corrupted and the archives backup is not available, so what would be the strategy to ...
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DB2 Transaction Logs - can they be COPY-PASTE on another Disaster Recovery Server?

We have Server1 with Online Backup1, Archive Logs 1,2,3 for example and Transaction Logs from 1 to 10. We are interested in next scenario: If Server1 fails completely and we want to move everything ...
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DB2 - Why new multiple C000000x subfolders are created in Archive Log folder?

After switching to Archive mode (from Circular mode to keeping archive logs on the disk) we had C0000000 folder where archive logs were copied. Now I noticed that folders C0000001, C0000002, C0000003 ...
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DB2 ARCHIVE mode - Can all archive logs be deleted after doing the FULL OFFLINE backup?

I am interested in one thing, if I understood correctly. DB2 is in Archive mode (online backups are made and archive logs keep coming which is OK). If I made offline full backup today and I know I ...
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Database returned to CIRCULAR mode but logs are still being archived to old location

my DB2 database (v 9.7) is in Circular mode. Current Logging Type:Circular (USEREXIT) = OFF (LOGRETAIN) = OFF (LOGARCHMETH1) = OFF (LOGARCHMETH2) = OFF (LOGPRIMARY) = 10 (LOGSECOND) = 10 Path to log ...
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What's the best way to structure logging application data in MySQL

I may be overthinking this but: I have an API; I want to log calls to the API for stat/debugging purposes. Ideally the speed of reads should be quick but is not essential (as will primarily be read ...
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How to list all past remote login information

Instead of using "Remote Desktop" for connecting to SQL Server, I and my co-workers are using SQL Server Management Studio to apply changes to the remote server (each user has their own credentials). ...
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How to view full blocking postgres queries?

I'm using a statement from this page to view blocking queries in Postgres SELECT bl.pid AS blocked_pid, a.usename AS blocked_user, ka.query ...
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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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Possible to get log file with only statements sent to Postgres from my app (and not from psql prompt)?

I'm using an ORM in my app and would like to see all statements sent to Postgres so that I can figure out exactly what the ORM is doing. In the Postgres config file I added log_statement = 'all' to ...
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Is someone trying to hack into my SQL Server Database?

I was asked by a friend, who isn't technical at all, to help her with her application. I thought I would just being doing a little C# development and some SQL queries. Turns out it has been a lot ...
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SQL Server log for revoke statements

I am trying to figure if SQL Server has a feature to log when a user fires statements as revoke, delete from, etc. It would be great to see which user has fired the command, date and time, and which ...
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xp_logevent Invalid Parameter Type

I'm working with SQL Server 2012 Enterprise Edition SP2 on a Windows 7 32bits. I have this code inside a stored procedure. Begin try -- EXEC CLR Stored Procedure exec dbo....
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Upgrading 8.1 to 9.3 - using statement log and WAL to check compatibility?

We're migrating from postgres 8.1 to 9.3, since we need streaming replication badly. All the application developers have deserted the company a long time ago, way before my time here, so there is ...
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How To Log Select Statements from 1 User On 1 Table Into a Permanent Log Table

We have a centralized authentication library that 100+ applications use to authenticate users. That library has its own DB credentials. It would be extremely useful to log every time that library/user ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 Log File Location

One of the databases I am going to support does not have a validate log file location. The drive which the log file is pointing to does not exist. But I don't see any error in database error log ...
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Understanding two types of mongodb log entries for bulk inserts

I have an app which does regular (every 2 minutes) bulk inserts to two identical instances of 2.6.4 mongodb on two servers. Both the instances are hosted on 2 Core, 14GB machine and have only one ...
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Insert fail logs

Is there a way to view fail inserts to a SQL Server database? I am seeing that a number of my inserts are failing and I'd like to recover that data if it's possible.
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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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How can I enable logging for a single function in PostgreSQL?

I want to log the whole function runtime for a single particular function in PostgreSQL? Is this possible? The value of log_min_duration_statement = 3000 in postgresql.conf and I've tried to do: ...
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SQL Log Messages - FILESTREAM and xp_cmdshell

I was perusing the SQL logs today and found the following: FILESTREAM: effective level = 0, configured level = 0, file system access share name = 'MSSQLSERVER'. Configuration option '...
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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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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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Logging Postgres startup errors on Windows

I have been experimenting with Postgres configuration parameters and noticed that when I use settings that prevent Postgres from starting nothing shows up in the pg_log directory logs. I have ...
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Issues with mysqldump after upgrade 5.5 -> 5.6

A few months ago I updated a MySQL setup from 5.5 to 5.6. Since then I've been having problems with a script that I use to dump the various databases so that I can back them up. The script is a short ...
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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. ...
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MySQL Error: impossible to write to binary log

I have a system (inherited from another development company) and I don't know all its features yet. Construction: - web client/application (symfony 1.4) - DB - MySQL. Project is deployed on 2 servers:...
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Write filename, servername/IP and date+time in spool file

I'm having some problems to verify the installation/execution of some oracle scripts in different production servers. I've created a launcher script which executes all the sql scripts in sqlplus and ...
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Listener Log Oracle 11g R2

I'm using Oracle 11gR2 in RHEL5. Now a days my application, during run time, is showing exception as below. Listener refused the connection with the following error: ORA-12519, TNS:no appropriate ...
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store log of update,insert operation of postgresql user

I have to create postgresql user in postgresql 9.0 and give grant on my database xxx and whose all log of insert and update operation should be stored in one external log file so that i can have all ...
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Lot of log files in $FSLOG generating. How to stop?

I'm using SQL Server 2012 Express Edition and I have a problem with huge amount of files generated in: C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL11.SQLEXPRESS\MSSQL\DATA\...
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How to make SQL Server Agent job history less verbose?

So, I've created a SQL Server Agent job, according to the answer to my prev question: running nightly (at 2:11) according to the schedule: There are 9 .bak files in 3 subdirectory of d:\backup\ ...
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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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MySQL row does not persist, but primary key with auto-increment is incremented

I have a MySQL database that is acting oddly. I insert a new row and observe that for a brief period of time (less than 30 seconds), the row persists as expected in the table. After this time, though, ...
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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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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 Logging Options

I want to know what logging options are available to me in MySQL; I find a lot more results about binary logging than I do about general/error logging and I'm not sure what options are available to me ...
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Can stable (or immutable) functions call volatile functions?

The PostgreSQL documentation states: Any function with side-effects must be labeled VOLATILE... Consider the following function: CREATE OR REPLACE FUNCTION count_items() RETURNS integer AS $...