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SQL SERVER Database IO performance impact of splitting database tables into FileGroups and multiple Files per filegroup

SAN LUN ambiguity wrt performance MSDN says to split read/write operations into a drive, sequential writes to another drive. (PRIMARY filegroup use typically data with read, update, write activity ...
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(Mysql) Using Memory engine for 4.3 million row table?

My new company stores an intermediate data for our loading process in a table using the memory engine. However a quite simple update (set a.id=b.id) is taking something like six hours to run. I've ...
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Unable to Convert table Engine from MyISAM to NDBCLUSTER

I followed @RolandoMySQLDBA 's tips in this thread: mysql, changing tables from myisam to ndb But I didn't succeed on the last step. I have a similar problem, here's my original table: CREATE TABLE ...
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Understanding IAM Pages: extent intervals

I'm reading Itzik's book "Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012" as well as reading/watching different educational material on the internet. My intention is to have a useful understanding of how the ...
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Is the idea of 'pages' and 'extents' unique to SQL Server or shared by other database management systems?

I know that a database management system like MySQL can make use of multiple storage engines - i.e. InnoDB, MyISAM, etc. And reading into how SQL Server stores data (Understanding Pages and Extents), ...
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Does AWS RDS support MEMORY storage engine?

Title says it all. Strangely can't find a result on this.
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MongoDB - Unable to change mongodb storage engine to WiredTiger

I have installed MongoDB in Ubuntu 14.04 but I am unable to change its storage engine to WiredTiger. I have added the necessary changes to the /etc/mongod.conf file which is namely as the following-: ...
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DBCC PAGE read page from buffer pool or directly from the file system?

We know that SQL Server always read pages from disk to memory for all its operations. So it's possible that a page in memory is different from it's counterpart in disk. I want to know the command DBCC ...
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mongodb inMemory engine available in the community edition?

I'm currently working with MongoDB 3.2.10 and I recently heard of the new "inMemory" engine. After some research I found that it was available in the Enterprise Edition since version 3.2.6, but I ...
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Best way to store HTML dropdown options

I'm developing a web site for a model agency. I have a "model" table with the details about each model (this is just an example): CREATE TABLE model { model_id INT PRIMARY KEY, name VARCHAR(...
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Sync two MySQL servers data, while changing the Engine in the slave

I'm running a MySQL server 5.5.44, and I'd need to sync its data to a new server running MySQL 5.7.13 using master-slave. The idea is to bring both DBs synced until we migrate to the second, newer ...
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MongoDB Storage Engine

How can I change the storage engine of MongoDB permanently so that I don't have to run mongod without having to specify the storage engine every time? I am using shell version 3.2.7 on Windows 7 32-...
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Mysql read only engine type and indexes

I have a mysql table. This table has only three columns. Two are varchar (5),and one is varchar (32). There will only be one query run against table. Select (column 1),(column 2) from mytable where ...
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howto read/interpret “show engine innodb mutex” output?

We use a 3 node Galera cluster with version 5.5.41-MariaDB-wsrep MariaDB [(none)]> show engine innodb mutex; +--------+---------------------------------+------------------+ | Type | Name ...
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Do databases make a delete and an insert when having to update rows?

So today a professor told us that when the database has to make an update, internally (at low level) it makes a delete and then an insert with the updated fields. He then said that this is something ...
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MySQL lock on MEMORY storage engine, when does it apply?

I want to use MySQL MEMORY storage engine to handle my PHP session variables (actually I already implemented it but since all my tests are being done by a single user, me, I am unable to notice this). ...
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Does TokuDB need any regular cleanup/maintenance?

PostgreSQL has vacuum and InnoDB has purge. Does TokuDB have any required maintenance/cleanup operations? I couldn't find anything in the online docs: https://www.percona.com/software/mysql-database/...
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Is the Aria storage engine really crash safe?

I maintain a PHP/MySql app for a big customer. Many of the tables were on MyISAM b/c that was the default when I started. On a newer server running MariaDB, some of those tables kept crashing. ...
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Alternative ways to find tables with specific storage engine?

I have a VPS with three accounts and 5 db's. Recently I added MySQLTuner. All of my tables are MyISAM, but the results MySQLTuner are showing that I have 14 tables that use InnoDB. [--] Data in ...
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MongoDB MMAPv1 vs WiredTiger storage engines

In mongoDB3 appeared a new storage engine: WiredTiger. Yet, MMAPv1 is still the default choice in Mongo. One might not be better than the other, it's often a matter of use case and choosing the ...
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What storage engine do I need - Mysql?

I have designed a database and came to the point of actually deciding which storage engine is better for my case. I estimate that during the first few years I would have around 100,000 - 500,000 ...
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SQLyog and MariaDB engine

I am quite new in MariaDB and I use SQLyog Community Edition as the frontend GUI. Whenever I create a new table, on the Engine dropdown, there is no XtraDB option. Is there any additional steps I am ...
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MariaDB Spider Engine Out of Memory

I had almost standard MariaDB with InnoDB engine working fine but I wanted to test out the Spider Engine + Sharding/Partitioning. I had a query which was passing fine on the MariaDB InnoDB for 15-...
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Optimal engine for small lookup tables in MySQL

I have following question: I am designing web application with several dozens of small lookup tables: These tables usualy contain three columns (ID, Name, Description) and a couple of rows (mostly ...
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Migrate Jira to MySql - Unknown system variable 'storage_engine'

I'm migrating JIRA in Windows from HSQL to MySQL and I got stuck with the message Unknown system variable 'storage_engine'. Though I created a backup, installed MySQL and copied J connector to libs ...
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MongoDB 3.0 : Configure storage engine at collection or database level

I know we can configure the storage engine to be wiredTiger at instance level when we start mongod. But can we also select the storage engine to be different for different collection or database?
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Change Storage Engine on Referenced Tables

i need to change storage engine from 'InnoDB' to 'MyISAM' on some tables of different databases. So i made a script file to do so: #!/bin/bash DATABASES=$(mysql -u XXXXX -pXXXXX --skip-column-names -...
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Mysqli prepare error: Unknown storage engine 'InnoDB'

I'm getting this error on my XenForo installation. Server logs show out of memory because of too many php processes opened up which cause mysqld to shutdown. The WordPress installation associated with ...
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I have changed table engines from MyISAM to Aria, should I change the database engine too?

I have changed all tables in my mariadb database from MyISAM to Aria (using adminer as tool), but the database engine is still shown as InnoDB. Should I change this to Aria, too? I did not choose ...
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How do I create fractal index using tokudb engine?

I install MariaDb and configured it to use TokuDb Engine. I need to use Fractal-Index Built-in on TokuDb Engine. I have create my index as follow: ALTER TABLE `table__name` ADD INDEX ( `column` ); ...
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How to export mysql databases with different ENGINE?

I'm setting up MySQL Cluster. As it uses ENGINE=NDBCLUSTER, how could I export my databases from MySQL Server specifying the ENGINE? Is there a way to do this? All my tables are MYISAM
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Fastest engine for Mass Updates (only updates done on table)

I have a table of 2 columns and 60 million rows. I want to update the table by incrementing one field by 1 on various different rows (This is the only type of operation that will ever be done on the ...
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How Much Resources Does the BLACKHOLE Storage Engine Consume?

I'm going to add a MySQL Relay Slave which use BLACKHOLE Storage Engine. The relay slave will just filter some databases binlog to downstream slave. Our MySQL Master generates about 15G a day in ...
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Is it Possible to Recover Data from a BLACKHOLE table? [closed]

I had created table with engine BLACKHOLE basically the BLACKHOLE storage engine acts as a “black hole” that accepts data but throws it away and does not store it. Retrievals always return an empty ...
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Is there a way to enable MariaDB MEMORY storage engine for every table?

I am new to MariaDB and interested in using it because I want to use MEMORY storage engine for every table. I read MEMORY storage engine on mariadb.com and it seems like I had to specify storage ...
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InnoDB to MyISAM Conversion Problem

I have a dedicated server based on CentOS 5 OS , mysql 5 and phpmyadmin I was trying to convert all database tables from InnoDB to MYISAM. I tried to do it by setting in /etc/my.cnf file the value ...
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Aria engine - changing block size

It's possible to change aria_block_size from default 8192 without recreating tables? I want try 1024 or 2048 but after change in my.cnf and restart mariadb I got this errors on aria tables: #138 - ...
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Where Mysqldump gets data from

How mysqldump is processing backup? From which all files is it reads data for creating dump? Is the process differs if storage engines are different?
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Inserting into mysql table with archive engine “duplicate key” error

I am trying to archive some files using mysql archive engine. I am using this query to insert file contents: insert into test_table (id,arch) values (123,'FILE_CONTENT') After inserting 2 records, I ...
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TokuDB database size unknown in phpmyadmin

In mysql server, I installed the TokuDB storage engine. I converted database engine InnoDB to TokuDB, but my table sizes show unknown in phpmyadmin.
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How to convert innodb engine tables to tokudb engine

Hi I want to migarate my server newly installed tokudb engine. i want to convert each table of database from innodb to tokudb. How can I do that using sed command ?
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Question about non-clustered index storage in SQL Server

I have a table people with two non-clustered indexes. create table people( id_person int, first_name varchar(50), last_name varchar(50), city varchar(100), state char(2), zip_code int ) CREATE ...
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Mysql federated engine table creation error

I am trying to create a federated table on my local machine which suppose to connect to my another machine which also in my local network. I have enabled federated engine on both machines and is shown ...
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Unknown storage engine 'XtraDB'

I installed Percona Server 5.6.12-rc60.4, when I want create table such as : CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS `mydb`.`table` ( `id` INT NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT , `title` VARCHAR( 64 ) NOT NULL , PRIMARY ...
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Which MySQL engine should i use where most operations are read operations

I want to develop an application for which i will need a database to store data. I am using MySQL as backend. My question is Which MySQL engine should i use? Well, i have mentioned some important ...
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Does SQL Server check disk space before allocating a new page?

I have a bet with my old boss. I bet her that SQL Server, when allocating a new extent, always allocates from the buffer pool and never checks to see whether there is some place on disk where the ...
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Issues converting MyISAM table to InnoDB (auto column issue)

I'm having issues trying to convert a table from MyISAM to InnoDB in MySQL 5.6. The following is the table dump: -- -- Table structure for table `companies` -- DROP TABLE IF EXISTS `companies`; /*!...
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Is there a query to set a table's engine to innodb if it's not already?

I can set a (MyISAM) table's engine to InnoDB using the query: alter table tablename engine=InnoDB which takes some time to complete for large tables. It appears though that if I run the same query ...
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Issue with Storage Engine

Just got the below error in one of the slave. I just Googled it and changed the variable myisam_data_pointer_size from 4 to 6. Somehow, my ALTER TABLE was successful. Can you please let me know ...
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Is the Memory engine adequate for a read intensive/lookup table?

I have an InnoDB table with just two columns, a VARCHAR(20) and a DATETIME, and around 4M rows. This table serves as a blacklist for other tables, and is truncated and recreated from a csv file from ...