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Options to include with mysqldump when taking backup of hybrid databases

I'm planning on taking backups of all MySQL databases on a remote production server. The combined database size is around 2 GB. Most of the tables are InnoDB ~1.8 GB and the rest are MyISAM. Now I've ...
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changing mySQL (5.6) database from MyISAM to InnoDB

I have recently upgraded my CPanel server from mySQL 5.5 to mySQL 5.6 as it now supports full-text searches for InnoDB. Now, I'm not so great at mySQL so I was wondering is there anything special I ...
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Large InnoDB data size even though entire database is MyISAM?

I'm running mysqltuner to tune up my database and I'm running into a very strange occurrence. Even though the entire database is MyISAM (all tables) it says the following: [!!] InnoDB data size / ...
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Which is more durable? MyISAM or InnoDB with innodb_flush_log_at_trx_commit=0 [closed]

I am trying to determine the difference in durability between MySQL's MyISAM and InnoDB when innodb_flush_log_at_trx_commit=0. I am aware of the some of the benefits of InnoDB with ACID. However, ...
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MyISAM for data reads

I have a table with around 1 Billion rows, and its 98% read intensive. I tried tuning the database, with different storage engines (MyISAM and InnoDB) Then ran a few test to view the performance In ...
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Do InnoDB tables got locked during mysqldump when mixed with MyISAM?

I'm looking for a backup solution for my mysql servers and I need as less downtime as possible. I have the following: MySQL servers they are not replicated each server stands for its own This ...
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Why is MySQL is using so many temporary tables?

Can any configuration mistake lead to creating too many temp tables by mysql..mysql tuner shows Current max_heap_table_size = 200 M Current tmp_table_size = 200 M Of 17158 temp tables, 30% were ...
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What happens to InnoDB and MyISAM tables if the power fails during a transaction?

We have two MySQL tables, one is InnoDB and the other is MyISAM. If I execute a chunk of inserts in a single transaction on both tables and the power fails in the middle, what will be the status? ...
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MySQL: view read/write proportion, per specific table

I'm optimizing the configuration of a MySQL server, running only Bromine. This is non specific to application, and was just noted for completeness. I am trying to determine if switching from MyISAM to ...
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which is faster mysqldump/restore or alter table?

I have InnoDB databases and they are using the same ibdata file, the size of this ibdata is around 250G. now i have one of those DBs around 100G. My manager asked me to move this DB to another server ...
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Simpler way to convert all tables from InnoDB to MyISAM

Previously, I use this: USE dbname; ALTER TABLE tablename ENGINE=MYISAM; I'm looking for simpler way to convert all tables in a database, rather than writing every table name one by one
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How to disable all MariaDB storage engine except MyISAM?

(in my.cnf) I've tried default-storage-engine = myisam, skip-innodb, and commented out every innodb features, but none of them works
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How to know storage engine used of a database?

Previously, on every database created, I use: mysql -u root -p CREATE DATABASE dbname CHARACTER SET utf8 COLLATE utf8_bin; GRANT ALL ON dbname.* TO 'dbuser'@'localhost'; and then use the database ...
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MySQL: how to convert many MyISAM tables to InnoDB in a production database?

We have a production database that is made up entirely of MyISAM tables. We are considering converting them to InnoDB to gain better concurrency & reliability. Can I just alter the myISAM ...
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MySQL - Innodb, search

I recently switched from myisam to innodb in one of my mysql tables. Before i was using MATCH(). Since innodb doesn't support match() i decided to use LIKE. Now I have a problem. My table is 190,6 ...
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Can I change a MySQL table back and forth between InnoDB and MyISAM without any problems?

I have a site with a decently big database, 3Gb in size, a couple of tables with a dozen million records. It's currently 100% on MyISAM, and I have the feeling that the server is going slower than it ...
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Join performance on MyISAM and InnoDB tables

I am thinking about converting some tables from MyISAM to InnoDB in my mysql server. The tables will certainly benefit from the change because a lot of write requests come to these tables, while there ...
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What are some general tips to make InnoDB for MySQL perform at its highest?

I've been using MyISAM exclusively for several years now and know the ins-and-outs pretty well of how to optimize it, but I've just recently started using InnoDB for some of my tables and don't know ...
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MySQL InnoDB table shows a negative number of rows in phpMyAdmin

I just converted a MyISAM table to InnoDB with around 1.4 million rows. When I converted it to InnoDB, it now shows -1.4 million rows. The table still works as expected, but why does it shows ...
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How to use most of memory available on MySQL

I've got a MySQL server which has both InnoDB and MyISAM tables. InnoDB tablespace is quite small under 4 GB. MyISAM is big ~250 GB in total of which 50 GB is for indexes. Our server has 32 GB of RAM ...
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Will deleting old MySQL data improve performance?

Would deleting old data from my tables improve MySQL query performance? When my queries use indexes? When my queries don't use indexes? When I use InnoDB? When I use MyISAM?
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InnoDB vs MyISAM

I'm creating a service like FriendFeed. For the database, what's the best to have the tables with InnoDB or MyISAM? There are a lot of selects and Inserts. The table must be serchable, sortable ...
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How do MyISAM and InnoDB Utilize HD Space?

My MySQL server is running out of HD space fast. Most of my larger tables use the InnoDB engine (for no mission-critical reason). In an effort to avoid the dreaded 'drop database to recover innodb ...
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Which operating systems are used by large social networking companies?

I often see that Apache is used as a web server and also ruby on rails, php and so on is used. So all in all the most large social network companies using unix operating systems. Because I want to ...
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phpMyAdmin showing database is MyISAM but tables are InnoDB

Is it possible for a database to be of one type (MyISAM) and the tables to be of another type (InnoDB) or is this a bug in phpMyAdmin? It is showing exactly that. I tried to verify the database ...
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what is the difference between INNODB and MYISAM

I am using MYSQL as my database for the current web project. And i am a newbie to MYSQL. Could any one explain me please what is the difference between INNODB and MYISAM. I hope the answers will help ...
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What is the best way to check the status of a MySQL slave that is replicating from a master?

Specifically I have a set of InnoDB tables and we are backing these up into MyISAM tables to provide full text search. The slave DB routinely falls behind the Master. I am looking for advice on ...
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How do you choose a MySQL database engine

In particular, how do you choose between MyISAM and InnoDB, when neither is missing a required feature (e.g. you don't need foreign keys). Does it always come down to trying both and measuring? Or ...