InnoDB is the main ACID-compliant Storage Engine used in MySQL.

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Server crashed, some MySQL databases are broken. Trying to recover with InnoDB recovery, but ibdata1 seems corrupt

I've a problem. Some days ago my root server crashes after a power outage. I realised that the MySQL server won't start. In the logs I find out that an error occured with InnoDB's ibdata1. I've ...
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Troubleshooting MySQL Performance Issues

Environment: 1 physical machine 8GB RAM some older Core2Duo CPU 1 HDD Windows Vista 64 bit 1 Virtual Machine 16 GB RAM 2 vCPUs Windows 7 64bit Both machines running MySQL 5.5.28 (64Bit) with ...
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Unusually high RDS MySQL memory

could use your help in understanding this. I'm running an RDS MySQL instance (db.m3.large on SSD) with 100GB of storage. I'm a little freaked out that my memory is 50% there: I must be doing ...
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How can I lower MySQL single-page reads?

My innodb buffer pool size is 8GB and my database is 6GB in size but I see this: Innodb_buffer_pool_reads 263.5k - The number of logical reads that InnoDB could not satisfy from buffer pool and had ...
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Cannot drop index from MySQL INNODB table with foreign keys/references

I'm about to drop an index from a mySQL INNODB table. There are references defined already. When I try to alter it, it says: 1025 - Error on rename of 'X/#sql-2a5f_219828' to 'X' (errno: 150) ...
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MySQL and large pages/hugetlb performance gain in numbers?

MySQL has large page/hugetlb support for InnoDB. And there's plenty of posts (example) on the topic. But does anyone have examples of what performance changes they saw ? I have seen other database ...
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InnoDB “log sequence in the future!” crashing, won't start

I stopped mysql only to find that it wouldn't come back up, /etc/init.d/mysql start only outputs . . . . . . failed. I've narrowed it down to an issue with InnoDB. The database starts when ...
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MySQL (MariaDB) crashes frequently

I recently migrated an old server running MySQL to a new VPS running MariaDB 5.5. I don't have too much running on the server (just a few PHP sites) and free memory seems to be OK, but the DB keeps ...
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MySQL fails to start with one config line change - innodb_buffer_pool_size = 1G

My curent config works great but my innodb_buffer_pool_size is too small as the database is very large. All I am changing in my MySQL.cnf is innodb_buffer_pool_size = 1G to ...
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1286 - Unknown storage engine 'InnoDB'

I am trying to use roundcube and it recently just broke. I don't know if this is due to a MySQL update that happened recently or not but in phpMyAdmin I get the following error if I try and view a ...
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Recover mysql database innodb 'table doesn't exist'

Our server crashed last week and we lost a lot of information. We were able to recover .frm files for the tables, ib_logfile0, ib_logfile1 and ibdata1 but no .ibd. I've tried the ...
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Examine MySQL INNODB folder

Consider the following situation. I currently have an Ubuntu installation installed in my Virtual Machine. This installation has mysql installed in it. Data for the mysql-server can be found under; ...
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Why mysql don't start in ubuntu server?

I edit mysql config for remote connect, I paste there bind_address = 0.0.0.0 After it i tryed to restart (sudo /etc/init.d/mysql restart or start) but I see fail of it in both commands. in logs ...
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MySQL innodb recovery from datafiles

Last night, my MySQL server crashed and now I have several databases, which data I'm unable to recover. According to errorlog, the coruptions in tablespaces happend quite a while ago (few months), ...
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MySQL failed to start. Error 1053. Windows Server 2008 R2

I did a server restart for my web server and on restart, MySQL won't start. If I use taskmanager to kill mysqld.exe and try the start from services console, it gets about 50% through the startup, ...
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Optimal MySQL my.cnf setting for large Magento site on a dedicated server

Our dedicated server is running a large Magento store with a MySQL database approximately 250MB in size. The server spec is listed as having 5 Xeon 2Ghz processors (4MB cache) and 12GB of memory. ...
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InnoDB: mmap(68878336 bytes) failed; errno 12

The screenshots explain everything, first I try to start it, and it won't, so I check the status, then I check the logs. After following a number of previous suggestions that I founder around ...
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MySQL (InnoDB) - processes waiting on futex

Currently troubleshooting a MySQL server spending a lot of time in futex syscalls. All databases are InnoDB and seeing high load on my 16 core machine, and slightly more than half of CPU time is in ...
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Is there any equivalent of mysqlhotcopy for InnoDB?

Currently I'm using mysqldump to make backups which is slow, but OKish. The big problem is restoring database, which takes a few days. The dump is around 7GB gzipped, so it's not a tiny database, but ...
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How to drop an 8 GB InnoDB table smoothly without global locks

MySQL version: 5.1.63. I am about to DROP a bigger ~8 GB InnoDB table. Last week I dropped a four times bigger table on another machine and a global lock kicked in that took us down for ~90 seconds. ...
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Creating my.cnf leads to error with innodb

I got access to an existing mysqld server (5.5.35 from Debian Wheezy) with existing data in production use. I found no existing configuration file in /etc/my.cnf or /etc/mysql/my.cnf. So I copied the ...
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MyISAM Throughput spike at 12000 record insert

I am testing database performance with bulk record inserts. Both systems are identical apart from storage engine **Database 1000 4000 12000** MySQL_InnoDB 60.95330976 ...
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MySQL InnoDB - innodb_file_per_table cons?

By default MySQL InnoDB stores all tables of all DBs in one global file. You can change this by setting innodb_file_per_table in the config, which then creates one data file for each table. I am ...
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What is the difference between InnoDB and MyISAM?

I am using MySQL as my database for my current web project. I am new to MySQL. Please explain to me the difference between InnoDB and MyISAM.
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How to detect if InnoDB has pool size big enough?

I found out how much the innodb pool size has allocated memory from show innodb status but I couldn't figure out how much actually it uses. Maybe it needs more or I can take some memory off from it? ...
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Innodb statistics

We're running InnoDB as a MySQL engine and using phpMyadmin to administer our database. Under Status → Query statistics, phpMyadmin gives us the following: We would like to know where these figures ...
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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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InnoDB recovery

My MySQL server run to crash due to (page file write error). I did a disk diagnosis but no errors found. I restarted MySQL server. It scanned the bin log like for 1-2 hours and recorded log as below: ...
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MySQL server crashes InnoDB

Today we got some DB crash. The DB is InnoDB. At firstin log: 120404 10:57:40 InnoDB: ERROR: the age of the last checkpoint is 9433732, InnoDB: which exceeds the log group capacity 9433498. InnoDB: ...
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No changes made but MySQL InnoDB overloading CPU

I haven't changed any scripts or settings what so ever. Now I have CPU load at least 4 times higher. Mysqld is taking around 360 %CPU according to TOP. It's Debian, I'm running some MyISAM tables but ...
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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 ...
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innodb files in wrong directory

I have created a database called TEST with innodb tables. When I look in the /var/lib/mysql/TEST directory I see a .frm file for each table. However, there are no .ibd files in that directory. The ...
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innodb memory usage mysql

I have a small vps, with only 256mb of ram, with maximum burst up to 512mb. When I configure my vps without innodb, it only uses 130 mb of ram, so that is no problem for me. But when I turn on innodb, ...
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Reducing memory usage of MySQL

Conclusion: if you really want to use little memory out-of-the-box drop MySQL and use PostgreSQL: it has a ~30Mo memory footprint, i.e. more than 10x less than MySQL; the migration was quite easy be ...
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MySQL/Percona Server sudden CPU usage spikes

I've got some trouble with Percona Server 5.5: suddenly abnormous MySQL CPU usage caused the system to become unresponsive as it was eating up all CPU with a large number of threads. It's a 24 core ...
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How to disable keys in MySQL InnoDB tables?

Is it possible to disable keys in InnoDB tables? If yes, how? If not, why?
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mariadb 5.5.36 with innodb plugin

I installed mariadb 5.5.36 on a win32 system. Everything runs fine except innodb requests are 2 x slower than an identical MySQL installation. So I want to switch back to original innodb plugin to ...
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InnoDB “Table xx Is Full” during database alterations

I am running Percona Mysql Server 5.6.14-56 on CentOS 6.3 64bit. Server has plenty ram (96gb) and storage free. File system type: ext4 dev/sda6 ext4 1093623528 56576512 981494148 6% ...
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mysql innodb crash assertion

I've got some very big trouble with my innodb database since friday. The mysql server crashes whenever I do some operations on a specific table which is about 22GB. inserting data works, all other ...
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MySQL crashing at service start. Hit a bug? DB corruption?

I've a web server that's offline at this moment because MySQL fails to start with an exception. I can't find the root cause of the problem, but I'm afraid of database corruption crashing the MySQL ...
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Data lost in MySQL DB when roll back happened after system restart [closed]

Few days back due to electricity outage, client's system got restarted, resulted in DB rollback. But due to this roll back, we lost around 2k existing records from various tables.( which were already ...
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how to permanently increase innodb_buffer_pool_size on ubuntu

I have read lot of posts & manuals to try to find out how to increase memory in mysql 5.6 on Ubuntu, which say there are 3 methods: by editing innodb_buffer_pool_size in the my.cnf by command ...
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mysql server mostly stops working when binlog disabled

Performance was a little slower than I'd like on a mysql server, and we don't use replication and don't need point-in-time restores. So one recommended way to improve performance seems to be turning ...
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InnoDB Buffer pool hit rate missing from engine status output

I want to check the buffer pool hit rate for InnoDB on MySQL but when I query the database the hit rate seems to be gone from the results: Using query: SHOW ENGINE INNODB STATUS\G ...
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Never ending transaction problems after mysql 5.0->5.6 upgrade

I upgraded our entire backend mysql db from 5.0 to 5.6, including changing a few tables to innodb, and we've been having nothing but problems with never ending transactions since. I still have a ...
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Mysql crashing/restarting, InnoDB: Unable to lock ./ibdata1. Can't kill via 'stop';

My server seems to crash/restart under a load that would not have previously made it crash. How can I troubleshoot this? VPS is running Centos 6.x, 8GB ram Mysql is crashing/restarting itself ...
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Mysql crashed, dumped DB's in recovery mode. What now?

I ran into an InnoDB issue that only seemed to get worse as I tried to fix it. Started with InnoDB: Unable to lock ./ibdata1, error: 11, I moved and then copied it back. I soon had an ib_logfile issue ...
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Set MySQL innodb buffer pool size on IIS7

I am using VPS, Windows 2008 r2, IIS7, MYSQL 5.1.73, Hardward Config: Ram 2GB , Hardisk 40GB On this VPS only 1 .NET application is running. Application is currently using by only 5 users. I found ...
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High CPU on MySql Fusion-io server

I've just finished reading this old Q&A which had some really good detailed information on a similar setup to ours, though unfortunately our problem (now) is not with replication. MySQL ...
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Plesk: libmysqlclient_16 not defined in file libmysqlclient_r.so.16

I've found this error in my logs: relocation error: /usr/lib64/libmyodbc5.so: symbol strmov, version libmysqlclient_16 not defined in file libmysqlclient_r.so.16 with link time reference ...