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How do I properly perform a MySQL bake-off?

I want to performance test (aka bake-off) MySQL server rpm against some other forks such as Percona server, MariaDB, and possibly some others. I'm hoping that by asking this question I can better ...
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Scaling Percona datacenters: setup and replication

Since our startup has taken off nicely we are now meeting with some of those issues that you always assumed would NEVER effect you. We have already scaled alot of our application stack: we offloaded ...
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What is the difference between XtraBackup and rsync?

Yes, I'm going to run strace on them both... However, I would like to know ... What is XtraBackup is doing over and above rsync -ac src dest ? What's so special about XtraBbackup ? How is XtraBackup ...
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Fixing tables out of sync as reported by pt-table-checksum, pt-table-sync is not working

I have several tables being reported by pt-table-checksum with CRC_DIFF between my master and slave servers using the following commands: $ pt-table-checksum h=master,u=user,p=password --empty-...
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What variable(s) to look to maintain MySQL speed of scanning through all database tables while it starts?

We have few thousand small databases with total .ibd files of about 800000. We noticed that MySQL takes couple of minutes to stop but about two hours to start. For e.g. while MySQL is starting and ...
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How big can innodb_doublewrite_file grow?

When I use the enable innodb_doublewrite_file ... How big can this file grow ? How can I calculate the optimal disk size, if it would be used only for this file?
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Why default character_set_server is latin1?

I am using MySQL 5.5 and when I show variables about charset, I have +--------------------------+----------------------------+ | Variable_name | Value | +--------------...
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Percona vs MySQL

What is Percona? How does it differ from MySQL? When should we consider switching (or upgrading) from stock MySQL to Percona? To add some specifics in our situation we almost exclusively use ...
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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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Transaction speed benchmarks for mySQL v5.6 replication - seems very slow

I'm trying to select the best configuration for our new infrastructure but got a bit confused about the results. I used sysbench v0.5 for the tests: prepare data sysbench --test=/usr/share/doc/...
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Is there a non-blocking operation to back up MyISAM tables using Percona XtraBackup?

I've been reading through the website of Percona XtraBackup and it claims that: Percona XtraBackup can back up the following storage engines by briefly pausing writes at the end of the backup: ...
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How to recover performance_schema after restoring from partial innobackupex backup?

I am taking a partial backup from a Master server, which needs to be restored on a to-be slave server. I only need one of the databases, and the mysql database. I am following instructions on https:/...
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Should a MySQL replication slave be set to read only?

I've got replication running on Percona Server 5.5 by following this guide and wondered if I should add read-only=1 to my slave's my.cnf to make it read only? The guide sets up replication for the ...
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Percona XtraDB Cluster and MySQL Replication

I've setup a 3-node multi master replication with percona xtradb cluster, it works perfectly. Now I've tried to add some read-only slaves setting up replication as usual but it seems the binlog doesn'...
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xtrabackup prepare - after dump or before restore?

i have doubts about xtrabackup --apply-log. is there any difference when use it? should it be done right after dump or before restore (even few months later)? seems stupid, but maybe i missing ...
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MySQL slave taking too long on “Queueing master event to the relay log”

I have two mysql mysql slave servers. The DB version is: mysql> show variables like '%version%'; +-------------------------+-----------------------------------------------------+ | Variable_name ...
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What is the Best way to set Disaster recovery setup for percona Xtra DB Cluster?

We do have a Percona XtraDB Cluster(Master-Master-Master) setup in one country. Now we want to setup a disaster recovery setup in some other country. Please provide us the best possible ways to do ...
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9 node percona xtradb cluster

We are looking to launch a 9 node percona xtradb cluster on Amazon where each ec2 node uses 20k iops disks. I was afraid if a 9 node cluster will work and mostly what I see is 3 node clusters. We ...
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MySQL 5.5 Replication to Galera/Percona XtraDB Cluster

We are currently investigating moving our current MySQL 5.5 Master > 5 x Slaves (with Statement Based Replication, apx 250GB data and growing) to a HA clustering option. Mainly to provide greater ...
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How to optimize this specific MySQL query which examines 2.84M rows and 29.49k InnoDB distinct pages

I am trying to figure out why one query need ~5 seconds to be completed and how to optimize it. Here is what information I gathered so far: 1. EXPLAIN statement for the query: EXPLAIN EXTENDED ...
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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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Does this make my XtraDB Cluster hang?

After seeing the following in the error log on the second node: 121003 7:16:06 [Note] WSREP: Member 0 (joiner) synced with group. 121003 7:16:06 [Note] WSREP: Shifting JOINED -> SYNCED (TO: 0) ...
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pt-table-checksum and mysql 5.7 with binlog_format=ROW

How to use pt-table-checksum in mysql 5.7 where binlog_format=ROW is default I also need binlog_format=ROW to be set this way in relation to other parameters in the mysql configuration # pt-table-...
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MySQL users not visible after import

I have a Percona MySQL database 5.6 running in a linux machine. I have created new users called test1 and test2. What I did was I imported mysql database from my test setup to this new setup. After ...
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Difference between FIND_IN_SET and LIKE

is there a difference in behavior or performance in choosing FIND_IN_SET over LIKE for a operation that looks like: SELECT * FROM my_table WHERE column_1 LIKE %string% vs SELECT * FROM my_table ...
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Innobackupex restore steps from 1 incremental and multiple incremental steps

My current backup plan is: Full -> Incremental1 based on full -> incremental2 based on incremental1 -> incremental3 based on incremental2... Please validate if this steps is correct during emergency ...
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Native replication from Percona XtraDB Cluster to a standard stand-alone slave

I'm replicating from one node of a three-member Percona XtraDB cluster to a separate slave, using regular MySQL replication. The node is set to write binlog in ROW mode, with log_slave_updates=true ...
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Database with lots of writes to a big table uses less CPU than the same database with less writes?

I'm trying to understand why InnoDB/MySQL behaves the way it does and if there's anything I can change in the configuration to fix it. I have a table with nearly 5M rows, about 9GB in size. I also ...
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Why is setting open_files_limit making MySQL slow?

We noticed that adding open_files_limit in /etc/my.cnf is making server slow. Reference : What variable(s) to look to maintain MySQL speed of scanning through all database tables while it starts?
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MySQL Solution to Sync 3 servers data

I have 3 servers which there is a load-balancer in front of them and sends the requests to these servers randomly. The script is the same in all of these 3servers, but I need to sync the DB in all of ...
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Safe backup of PXC / Galera cluster

I have 3 nodes 'master master' cluster and using PXC 5.6 But I am only using a single node for both read and write. Before using pxc, i was using standalone Mariadb 5.5 and I was taking backup using ...