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dropping a MySQL table in a method complying to the Department of Defense Data Clearing and Sanitizing Standard

I need to delete a set of MySQL tables for a client in a manner that's compliant with the Department of Defense Data Clearing and Sanitizing Standard. I've a list of acceptable tools including wipe, ...
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Backup and bz2 large mysql datefile with innobackupex in the background

I'm using the following command to backup a large running mysql database (~500GB). innobackupex --user=user --password=***** --stream=tar ./db-backup | bzip2 - > backup.tar.bz2 Since the backup ...
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Installing MS SQL Server 2008 R2 Utilizing Data Array

Maybe I can't put together a query that finds what I am looking for on the Internet, but I want to make sure this is done right. I have a new server that has Windows Server 2008 R2 loaded onto a RAID ...
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SQL Server variable size and increase it

It is not clear to me how a varchar(max) is declared or used in an SQL Server e.g. 2005 Is a variable declared as varchar(300000) for example considered as a varchar(max)? E.g. I am seeing in a DB in ...
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Low priority batch processes on live Mongo database

We want to run MapReduces on our live Mongo database, mainly so that we can extract metrics. However, we've had some bad outages caused by these MRs bogging down the Mongo server (in particular 100% ...
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What tool generated this report of MySQL server performance?

I found this report on the performance of a MySQL server. I would like to be able to generate this report for my own server, but I don't know what tool they used. Does anybody recognise this report? ...
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Move one site in Wordpress Multisite setup

I have a Multisite Wordpress setup with a dev box and a live. Whenever my developers change a theme on one of the sites or add a page/post/any other content on the deb box, I have to take the whole db ...
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DB Migration switching from MySQL [closed]

I currently have a massive MySQL Data but would like to move over to Cassandra nosql. How hard of a move over would this be? I've not found any examples yet on this being done. It is possible right.
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Using mongodump with an auth enabled mongodb server

I'm trying to do a daily backup of my mongodb server (auth enabled) using the mongodump tool. mongodump provides two parameters to set the credentials: -u [ --username ] arg username -p [ ...
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Are there measurable benefits to running XFS on EC2

I am looking at creating a PostgreSQL database image (to run on Amazon EC2) and I have heard good things about XFS. However, since ultimately you are running in a VM, the gain of XFS on EC2 might ...
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All users can read SSAS all Cubes

I found that all my domainusers can read the cubes in my Microsoft Analasys Services. I have no roles specifying that. Neither the domain admins nor the local admins contain any group that would ...
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Testing MySQL Database Replication / Synchronization

I'm setting up a MySQL Master database which replicates to a few Slave databases. My question is what are the best practices to monitor and / or test that the slave databases are up-to-date, and that ...
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How to change default recovery for new databases?

How can i configure the database server on our development server so that when new databases are created that they are Simple recovery model by default? Currently if we remember, when creating a ...
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Table Space and Data Sized increased multiple times after power failure

We had a total power failure on our 2 node cluster using SQL Server 2008 (10.0.2531) Standard Edition. After recovery, everything is running fine. One issue I discovered is the Table Size and the Data ...
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MySQL in amazon AWS: backup and disaster recovery - EBS snapshots v/s RDS

I will be uploading a web application to amazon ec2 instance in the next couple of weeks. I am using : windows server 2008 r2 64 bit as an amazon instance along with a 30 GB EBS. The only confusion i ...
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how to restore my mysql 5.1 on ubuntu 10.4?

I am in big trouble not able to access my mysql server.. after restarting grep mysql /var/log/syslog is showing Jul 30 14:30:23 of-desktop kernel: [ 4763.427066] type=1505 audit(1280480423.517:20): ...
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Reccomendation for tuning 100's of SQL Databases

I'm running several SQL servers, each running a few hundred multi-gig databases for customers. They are all setup homogeneously as far as the schemas are concerned, however customer usages of the ...
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Copy a database from Denali CPT3 to SQL 2008 R2

Ok, officially this one is messing with my head. I had the worst idea to try out the SQL server Denali CPT3 when it came out on our development environment. And it seemed ok so we used and gathered a ...
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Index Proposals

As a theoretical database question, if you are asked 'which indexes would you propose and why?' are the answers from primary, clustering and secondary index? How would we know if we should introduce ...
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copy a MySQL table which has data in ibdata file

I have a database in MySQL with several tables. Some of the tables only have .frm files. Some have .frm .mdy .mdi I believe data for the .frm tables is in the ibdata file. There is a lot of data in ...
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Is it safe to modify innodb_data_file_path value for mysql 5?

I recently experienced data corruption after changing the value of this parameter in my.cnf from : innodb_data_file_path = ibdata1:10M:autoextend:max:128M to : innodb_data_file_path = ...
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create a 'definition' file from Oracle

I have inherited an oracle database, and have no Oracle experience. I have been tasked with building a 'clone' of the database on a new server. I am searching around, but not finding the things I am ...
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How to load large SQL file into mysql

I have a database backup of a MySQL database that is about 250MB. I made it with mysqldump I was trying to load it on another server like so: mysql -u xxxx -pxxxx data_mirror < dbdump.sql I was ...
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MySQL connection issue with error 2003 / 111

I'm running a mysql server using the following command: mysqld --no-defaults --user=root --port=3310 --bind-address=0.0.0.0 --skip-grant-tables & My understanding is that this command starts ...
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ASP.NET Application Connection String and SQL Server Security / Permissions

I am deploying an ASP.NET application and SQL Server (2008) database on a live (production) server. The physical server is running both SQL Server 2008 and IIS 7 - it is provided by a hosting company ...
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Formatting data from management database

I've got some data that goes like this: Config_Name Question Answer Cisco WAN Sensitivity: High Cisco WAN Authorized Users: Brent, Charles Cisco WAN Last Audited: n/a ...
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MySQL 5.5.16 allows anonymous connections

Apparently, I can connect to MySQL (at least from my localhost) without having to provide any username or password. I can even put anything as username, as long as the password is empty. I have access ...
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[MySQL]multiple-masters single-slave

Is is possible to have a setup where multiple mysql servers (containing different databases) are replicated in a single mysql slave server ? If yes, how to do it ?
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Access to SQL Server when administrator account deleted

An interesting situation here. We have a database server, used for testing only, where someone went in and deleted the administrator login. Since this is a test server the was no other admin level ...
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Mysql large database backup

How can I backup a large database in mysql? Folder size of Database is more than 5GB & contains 1.5 Lakh tables. I have tried to backup server through phpmyadmin but no luck.
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Using linked servers to query across database servers?

We have multiple MSSQL 2005 servers that contain silos of information. We want our database developers to be able to join across these silos in the most transparent and performant way possible. The ...
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Consolidating SQL Server

We have a number of SQL Server 2008 R2 standard servers, each for a single application that we'd like to consolidate into one physical server. Running perfmon on these servers they're not using a ...
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Can we restart a SQL Server instance remotely?

I am connecting to SQL server 2008 R2 from a remote machine, but when i right click on the instance in object explorer it shows me Start,Restart,Stop, Pause, Resume options disabled I am connecting ...
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Curious about my database server setup

I'm a web developer by day but I haven't had as much server administration experience as I'd like. I'm working on some side projects which are hosted on a 512mb linode server. The main app that I'm ...
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Scripts to automate maintenance on thousands of databases?

We have a web application that, for government-regulated security reasons, requires each client to have their own database. As a result, we have a few thousand small databases that all have the ...
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How to setup two mysql servers in Synchronization mode

Infrastructure I have two database servers, running on two different boxes. One works as a primary database for my web application and other works as secondary database. Secondary data base is ...
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How to set backup / database in order to maintain heavy write loads

I have a write heavy application. Approx 5lac+ inserts per day in a MySQL table. I have master <> master -> slave. Performance is not an issue here. I need your inputs with regards to management ...
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How to share a SQL DataBase over the internet?

According to the above figure how can I share a database over the internet that is hosted on a server and allow a remote PC to connect using its static IP and using a connection string.
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Sql Server 2008 R2 connection error

I have installed Sql Server 2008 R2(express edition) on my server and now I want to connect to that server from my client. But it shows the following error: cannot connect to SMSERVER\SMTECH How ...
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How to restore just ONE mysql database from a collective backup

I have a scheduled mysqldump task that uses the --all-databases option. This includes all databases in one file. How can I tell mysql to import ONE of the databases contained in the dump file? -M ...
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Adding Domain Admin as a SQL Server admin

I inherited a domain with a SQL Server where nobody knows password to it's admin login. I have full rights on the domain and that server, is there a way to get access to the SQL Server instance?
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Online Schema Change Strategies for Large MySQL Tables

I'm curious to hear strategies and methods people use for performing alters on very large tables in MySQL. Large could be any number of rows or size that would be impacting to alter. For the sake of ...
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Linking LDAP with other databases — design considerations [closed]

There's a company X (a call center) with about 300 workstations and a task to implement LDAP for user authentication. Fine. We put non-volatile user information (UIDs, e-mails, first and last names) ...
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Move SQL Server Databases to new installation

I am reinstalling Windows on a developer workstation, that runs SQL Server 2008R2 and contains a lot of SQL Server databases (~50). After the reinstall, I want the SQL Server up and running with the ...
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How was the MSSQL Server database erased in the production server (that is a different version? )

I'm asking for help understanding what happened in my situation or what and if I did something wrong. I have production server running on a Windows 2003 server with MSSQL Express 2005 with an app ...
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Backup SQL Server database to local machine

I'm connected to the remote database using SQL Server Management Studio 2008. I'm a little bit limited for space on my server, so I just want to do a backup to an external drive connected to my ...
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Running MySql replication between datacenters

I run my website from EC2. Due to AWS outages, I am contemplating replicating my setup on Rackspace and switch over from DNS in case of an outage. I am looking to learn ways to replicate my MySql ...
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What database backup utility should I use?

Can anyone recommend a database backup utility, free or paid? Ideally it will backup MSSQL & MySQL, but MSSQL only will suffice allow backup of single tables encrypt backups Many thanks
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Restoring a backup SQL Server 2005 where is the data stored?

I have two Sql Server database instances on two different machines across the network. Lets call these servers A and B. Due to some infrastructural issues, I had to make a complete backup of the ...
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Managing multiple storage volumes in Microsoft SQL Server

I have a backup application backed by many databases (one per client) in Microsoft SQL Server, storing files in the database as BLOBs. We are looking to move this application to Amazon EC2, and ...