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Why use WHERE 1 or WHERE 1=1?

Usually, if conditions are not required in our query statements, we don't use a WHERE clause. But I see a WHERE 1 clause being used in many places, even where other conditions are not present. Why is ...
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`ERROR 1114 (HY000) the table … is full` with innodb_file_per_table set to autoextend

I have a MySQL database that holds a large amount of data (100-200GB - a bunch of scientific measurements). The vast majority of the data is stored in one table Sample. Now I'm creating a slave ...
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Change existing datadir path

I want to change the datadir path in the my.ini file. The existing datadir path is C:/ProgramData/MySQL/MySQL Server 5.1/Data/ The size of my C: drive is 30 GB and the MySQL data folder is occupying ...
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What can we do in MySQL 5.0 Replication to address bandwidth concerns?

I am developing an application to run on the client PC (Win) which is configured with a MySQL server 5.1 instance that will act as read-only slave to the remote master. The remote master has dozens of ...
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How soon after updating expire_logs_days param and restarting sql will old binlogs get deleted?

MySQL 5.1.x | InnoDB | Windows My mysql data directory is starting to fill up with bin logs. I currently have the following settings configured in my windows mysql server: [mysqld] log-bin server-...
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innodb_flush_method=O_DIRECT vs O_DSYNC performance impact on ext3 with LVM disk partition

In one of my production environments, we have two instances running on a RedHat cluster, with one production instance associated with the cluster. We have 125G main memory with 24G InnoDB buffer ...
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Can I make sure two columns dont have the same value

If I have a table that looks like this CREATE TABLE foo ( id INT NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, aa INT NOT NULL, bb INT NOT NULL, PRIMARY KEY (id), UNIQUE KEY (aa, bb), CONSTRAINT aa_ref ...
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Why mysql 5.5 slower than 5.1 (linux,using mysqlslap)

my.cnf (5.5 and 5.1 is the same) : back_log=200 max_connections=512 max_connect_errors=999999 key_buffer=512M max_allowed_packet=8M table_cache=512 sort_buffer=8M read_buffer_size=8M thread_cache=8 ...
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Take individual MySQL database offline

MySQL does not have any SQL commands or internal mechanisms for making an individual database unavailable / offline moving an individual database Thtis being the case, how can you take an ...
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Is there any command to optimize all MySQL tables one by one automatically?

I execute below command line statement to optimize a table: optimize table tablename; Is there any command or statement which can optimize all the tables one by one of the selected database?
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Adding a user to MySQL with 'name'@'%' fails with ERROR 1396

I just tried to add a new user to MySQL using CREATE USER 'name'@'%' IDENTIFIED BY '...' However, it fails with the following error: ERROR 1396 (HY000): Operation CREATE USER failed for 'name'@'%' ...
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MySQL: How to create Column if not exists?

I am trying to create a Column for my table only if it does not exist. I have researched a lot but I could not find any solution yet. Is this really possible to conditionally create Column ?
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What is the expected performance impact when dropping a large table

I have a 100G+ innodb table that needs to be dropped in a production environment. I am trying to do this without interruption to service. The table is no longer being written to, and needs to be ...
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Yum update mysql from 5.1 to 5.5

I was just in the process of 'yum updating' a server. One of the updates its suggesting to carry out is an upgrade from mysql 5.1 to 5.5. The mysql server operates in a master-master replication ...
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Query runs a long time in some newer MySQL versions

I have created a database on MySQL 5.0.15. I have a query and when I run this query on this MySQL version, I get 0.9 s run time. When I import this database to another MySQL server with same hardware ...
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Why does Oracle keep working on MySQL 5.1

2 years ago the first version of Mysql 5.5 was released. What is the reason to continue working on MySQL 5.1 - the current release is Mysql 5.1.62 It looks like there are should be fundamental ...
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What memory should be given to the variables of my.cnf ?

Installing a MySQL server is quite easy. However, after installing, configuring the server is an important task for a DBA. Having 2GB of RAM and 250GB of disk space, how should I tune MySQL server so ...
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Any known issues upgrading from MySQL 5.1.73 to 5.6.21?

I am planning my MySQL DB ver5.1.73 running on a CentOS 6.5 machine to MySQL 5.6.21. I understand the basic procedure for this based on what I have read on StackOverflow, but I was curious if anyone ...
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MySQL case sensitive table names on Linux

Moving a MySQL database from Windows to Linux I have the problem that on Linux the names of the tables are case sensitive. This is a problem, because the Java application that I am developing can't ...
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Does MySQL have a version of Change Data Capture?

We're in the process of phasing out an old system and migrating onto a new one. The last time that we phased out an old system, we ran both systems in parallel and integrated data between both until ...
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If MAX(id) != COUNT(id), does that mean rows have been deleted?

The question pretty much says it all. We're talking MySQL here, version 5.1. What I'm wondering is whether this would strictly means rows have been deleted, or if there are other possible scenarios ...
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Distinct Combination of Two Columns

I am currently trying to find distinct combinations within a table as two of the columns have a many to many relationship with each other. The data is all around backup policies being run on against ...
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Is there a “soft” ORDER BY / GROUP BY?

SQL-Fiddle http://sqlfiddle.com/#!9/c82c87b/1 Table Definition First of all, this is my table: CREATE TABLE `stackoverflow` ( `id` VARBINARY( 36 ) NOT NULL COMMENT 'GUID generated by PHP', `time` ...
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Repairing Myisam Table when there was no additional Disk space & Table corrupted

I had a table which MyIsam as storage Engine contains million rows. There is a purging task and need to remove 35 days old data. i measured up the rows in following manner : mysql> select count(*)...
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Mysql select ends with 'killed'

Okay, I'm sure this will turn out to be something dumb, but then I'm a dumb n00b DBA. I've got a largish table, about 163 million rows and something like 44 GiB. After some experiments with ...
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Migrating MySQL to new server

We have a MySQL 5.1 instance running on Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 (Server A) replicated to another MySQL 5.1 instance on Windows Server 2003 R2 (Server B). We have a new MySQL 5.5 instance on ...
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Optimized my.cnf for high-end and busy server

Curretly my main culprit of poor performance is MySQL and I'm not a DB savvy. So far, I've had little luck in optimizing mysql configs on my server, which has a Sandy Bridge processor with 16GB ram ...
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Is there a progress indicator for OPTIMIZE TABLE progress?

MySQL 5.1.4x (Windows) | Innodb I recently purged data from a mySQL DB (a few hundred thousand rows) and I'm planning to use OPTIMIZE TABLE LOGTABLEFOO1,LOGTABLEFOO2,LOGTABLEFOO3; to reduce the ...
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MySQL Event does not run

i am running mysql 5.1.41 that came bundled with xampp on windows. the problem is that the event doesnt run automatically even when the event scheduler is ON. i have a table named ta_table using ...
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Speed up slave replication on large database / quickly spawn slave

We have a large MySQL database (about 100GB on disk) that we would like to spawn a slave for. Our typical process for creating a slave is: Create a slave server Load in a mysql dump of the master ...
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Why does max_used_connections status not get refreshed automatically once it reaches max_connections, even though the Threads_connected falls down

I always wonder, why does the max_used_connections value not come down, once it reaches the peak value of max_connections? I always flush the status and bring down this value to avoid DB connection ...
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MySQL ERROR 1137 (HY000) at line 9: Can't reopen table: 'temp_table'

I'm receiving an error ERROR 1137 (HY000) at line 9: Can't reopen table: 'temp_table' when executing a query similar to the following: USE database_name; CREATE TEMPORARY TABLE temp_table (status ...
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mysqldbcompare - ERROR: The list of objects differs among database

I'm running: # cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.5 (Santiago) # rpm -q mysql-server mysql-server-5.1.73-3.el6_5.x86_64 # and mysql> SELECT VERSION(); +---------...
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statistics State in MySQL Processlist

I have a busy MySQL Server having query SELECT sys_sess_state, index_state, timeout_lvl, last_queued_dt, last_polled_wait_dt, create_id, create_dt, modify_id, modify_dt FROM PQR_AM_SYSTEM_SESSION ...
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Does `Seconds_Behind_Master` show exact Slave Lag from Master?

Does Seconds_Behind_Master always show the correct number of seconds the slave is behind the master? I have also Implemented the mk-heartbeat replication monitoring. It was showing the other result ...
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mysql replication master 5.5 slave 5.1 error on create database

I have a replication system where my master has a mysql 5.5 version while the slave is mysql 5.1. I know that this is not supported because the slave version should be greater than the master, but we ...
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How can I get this query to use it's index?

Queries matching this query below shows up in the slow log (with different contentVersionId & modifiedDateTime). As I don't really know what I'm doing I tried adding indexes to all columns in ...
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MySQL v5.1.73 - can the binlog_format betweem Master & slave be different?

We are in the process of testing MySQL replication before using it in production. The MySQL is being setup by Puppet in our case and I noticed that the binlog_format setting is different between ...
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Problem in Fetching Result set in Desired Format

I have 2 tables having the following columns Person ------ person_id, first_name, middle_name, last_name Items ----- person_item_id, person_id, item_type, status, ordered_date The query is ...
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Clarification about master slave configuration in mysql

We are planning to migrate an existing MySQL database to a new server using the MySQL replication master slave procedure. Unfortunately this will take a lot of time so we were thinking of doing a ...
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Why do innodb tables get corrupted so easily?

I'm upgrading a legacy system running MySQL 5.1 all the way to MariaDB 10. We're on a brand new Windows server, running XAMPP. I've done plenty of DB migrations in my time but this one has just been ...
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Difference between show status and show global status in mysql

When I execute "show status" and "show global status" in MySQL at interval of 5 seconds , I got set of 291 results each time. But, value of some parameters are different. Below are the list of those ...
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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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MySQL: What is SQL mode and why we use it

If in an application, if we execute sql_mode=mysql4.0 as a first query in my application but using MySQL 5.1 in my application then what will happen? Will my system use MySQL 4.0 or MySQL 5.1 ...
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Moving an ibd file temporarily to free up disk space

I want to optimize an InnoDB table but I do not have enough disk space. I have enabled innodb_file_per_table, so each table has *.ibd for each of their partitions. For example: 512MB /var/lib/mysql/...
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How to migrate from MySQL to MariaDB or Percona with minimum downtime?

I want to migrate my MySQL 5.1 database to one of these databases: MariaDB, PerconaDB or MySQL 5.6 Is there any way to do this operation with no downtime or with minimum downtime possible? How? The ...
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Is there any difference between these two version of MySQL - 5.1.73-community-log Vs 5.1.73-community

I have installed MySQL 5.1.73 in Oracle LINUX 5 server. Just after RPM installation, I checked system variables and found that version is 5.1.73-community. When I copid /usr/share/doc/MySQL-server-...
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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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MySQL: Prevent DROP TABLE and TRUNCATE TABLE on Slaves

Can someone tell me how to prevent the following commands DROP TABLE <tbl-name>; TRUNCATE TABLE <tbl-name>; from being replicated to slaves?
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Merge difference MySQL DBs into a single new server

I have 4 servers which has it's own MySQL server along with databases and users. Now we have a new server dedicated only for MySQL and we would like to merge those MySQL servers into this new one. ...