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Everyday the DBs are in Recovery pending state

I have an Azure Virtual Machine hosting a SQL Server 2016 named instance. On this instance I have several DBs. Now, everyday we shutdown the virtual machine at 11.59PM and restart it at 8.00AM. The ...
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“Access Denied” when trying to access AWS Lightsail database

I'm trying to connect to my AWS Lightsail database instance with Navicat Premium 15.0.21 (newest available version at the time of posting). My database is in public mode. I copied and pasted the ...
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Is there any major performance issue if you switch default-storage-engine setting from InnoDB to MyISAM?

Recently we upgraded version of MySQL on the database server, Almost all of our tables are in MyISAM but in my.ini we have set --default-storage-engine=InnoDB But now we want to change this setting ...
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Cannot open files in FileMaker Server 19 (message: The host's capacity was exceeded)

I am just learning out with FileMaker and have run into a problem with FileMaker Server 19. I have a client file that I have shared with the server which is showing up as expected in the FMS Admin ...
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Why don't I need a certificate to connect to our AWS database?

I'm a developer more than a devops or sysadmin. person and I'm trying to work out what we have to do about SSL certificates and our AWS databases. It is well-known that the certificates issued in ...
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How to migrate postgresql data?

I have a on-premise postgresql database and have to migrate its data to aws aurora postgresql. However the back up is taken using pg_start_backup. Can I use pg_restore to restore it? Has anyone ...
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How to manage many identical instances of a MySQL schema over many machines? [closed]

I'm working on a project that has a MySQL database schema that's used on three different servers (MySQL databases) into 20 copies of the schema for each server (which are all identical in form but ...
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AWS MySQL RDS Replica out of disk space suddenly

We've got a MySQL RDS instance running on AWS, with a replica. From CloudWatch, I can see that there was a sudden drop in free storage space, of the total allocated storage space of 100GB. How can I ...
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Hostname wildcard % does not include localhost or 127.0.0.0

In MariaDB on windows I create a user and database with the following flush privileges; CREATE USER 'test-one'@'%' IDENTIFIED BY 'test-one'; GRANT USAGE ON *.* TO 'test-one'@'%' REQUIRE NONE WITH ...
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Can't change the data-directory for MariaDB Centos7.6

I have a fresh install of Centos 7.6 which includes standard partition scheme for Centos 7.6 install. Which includes a "/" directory partition of 50GB. I would like to move the default nysql (mariadb)...
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Why does SQL Server keep creating the folder “C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\” when installing on another driver?

I specified a different drive wherever applicable during the SQL Server 2017 install. However, the directory C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server keeps getting created. I basically have the expected ...
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Cannot find my database when trying to import with mysql

When I connect to the mysql shell and do a SHOW DATABASES, i get this | Database | +--------------------+ | information_schema | | mysql | | performance_schema | | rd7 ...
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Sum of bytes of database files of oracle database is showing more than the physical used size of the mount point

We are having oracle 11g2 database on Solaris 10. We have all data files under single mount point say /u001 and we make the sum of bytes of all data files which is more than the physical used size of ...
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OCSInventory handover table and form

I need to make some kind of handover table. Records would look like this: PC , user , action , date; X , Y , return , 10.07; X , Z , hire , 11.07; A , Y , hire , 16.07; etc. Each record would ...
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Why can some users connect to a DB and others can't?

I have a geospatial database that one of my users needs to connect to. Whenever he tries to connect from his workstation he gets an invalid connection/connection refused error. He is not able to ...
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MySQL restart on the server the memory used by mySQL has increased from 1.8 GB to 9.2 GB This resulted in 97% of the Server memory being in used

MySQL restart on the server the memory used by mySQL has increased from 1.8 GB to 9.2 GB This resulted in 97% of the Server memory being in used Any tuning need to be set on my.cnf file. Every week ...
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SQL SSMS on development - clear ldf files

Working on building a big SQL Server database, I noticed my C drive is running out of space when running heavy SQL queries. The following folder size is over 150GB, log.ldf files reach over 50GB. C:\...
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Should SQL Server min and max memory settings be fixed to the same value

Hello, If the server has the resources to dedicate to the SQL server should you keep the min and max server memory settings fixed at the same value? Will setting the values the same produce any ...
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selinux context for multiple databases

I have a directory /media/databases under which I want to hold 3 different databases : mariadb, postgresql and neo4j. My issue is that I already have configured postgresql selinux context and the ...
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What does “GC (Allocation Failure)” mean in my ElasticSearch 5.6 logs?

I see these constantly in my Elasticsearch 5.6.3 logs. Is this a signal that I should scale up and add more RAM? Or is this just normal operations for ElasticSearch? [GC (Allocation Failure) [...
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Is PostgreSQL Continuous Archiving and PITR what we need?

We have a billing database that uses a PostgreSQL backend, and our billing manager has insisted that we do backups hourly, because of how much work we'd lose from daily backups. My inexperience at ...
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how to initiate and maintain mongo shard replica set from mongos server? [closed]

I am trying to initiate a mongo shards replica set from mongos server, I want my mongos to maintain replica set and able to add new server to replication if needed.
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Oracle 12c schema restore using impdp from a different server

I have created 2 EC2 instances in AWS. One acts as DB Server and one acts as client. Oracle 12c DB instance is installed on DB server and Oracle 12c instant client on client server. I have ...
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Giving permission 777 to folders/files Cons? [duplicate]

I am trying to understand how giving 777 permission to folders or files works. I did some research and understand that 777 permission is not the best when it comes for security. Referring to Web ...
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Transfer PostgreSQL database to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) when directory structure is different

I have an on-prem SUSE 12 sp3 VM with PostgreSQL 10 database that is about 45GB. I also have a Google Cloud Platform (GCP) image/instance of a SUSE 12 sp3 server with PostgreSQL 10 database, with no ...
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How to debug a SQL script containing INSERT statements with failing subqueries?

I have three tables in my database: tbl_object, tbl_tag adn tbl_object_tag_xref. tbl_object and tbl_tag only have the two columns id and name. tbl_object_tag_xref matches objects to tags and vice ...
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How do you stop a hacker from changing passwords in your DB directly, if they're already in a position to steal the DB? [closed]

I've been researching the methods of securely storing user passwords in a database (by only storing the hashed password, with a strong algorithm, along with a salt, and deriving the key after so many ...
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Registering oracle 10g db with 12c grid

Hi I have oracle grid infrastructure 12c installed for stand alone server and I'm trying to register oracle database 10g with CRS, but I suspect there was syntax change because srvctl fails when ...
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Migrating MariaDB cannot find files anymore

I had to reset my dedicated server, so i backuped the whole /var/lib/mysql directory (stored in OVH Backup Storage). Today on my clean dedicated, i reinstalled mariadb and so putted the whole /var/...
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Understanding IXSCAN and COLLSCAN in MongoDB logs

I'm attempting to grep through some Mongo logs in an attempt to find slow operations that I need to optimize. Slow query logging is at the default and is logging operations over 100ms. I think ...
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connections to postgresql at particular time frame

How can i find the connections made/utilized to my PostgreSQL at a particular given time frame ? In the PostgreSQL logs i am getting JSTERROR: canceling statement due to user request Sar logs : ...
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Staging & Production Sharing the Same Database server?

I am currently trying to setup a staging environment for our live website. (Magento e-com site Here is our current setup: One droplet for Prod Web Server (Apache, PHP, etc.) One droplet for Prod ...
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corosync + pacemaker + percona agent in production

We are planning on implementing HA using pacemaker Corosync and Percona agent on mysql 5.7.1 with GTID. I googled for quiet a while and realized there isn't enough information. I was wondering if any ...
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Can oracle handle SERVER = POOLED (DRCP) and SERVER = DEDICATED clients simultaneously?

I run a PHP application that uses an Oracle 11g instance as it's backend. We currently connect with DEDICATED as our type but we're having trouble scaling. As such, I suggested to the DBA we ...
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Active Directory CSV QUERIES NOT ADMIN

My situation: I work at a help desk and have access to the server active directory is on. I do not have edit privileges. I am in control of inventory and need to have a way to get employee ...
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Database server vs NAS for data files

Regarding costs and maintenance speed/simplicity in case of hardwar failures, does it make any sense to keep SQL data files on a NAS server, separate from the SQL Server instance? Our app stores large ...
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cassandra nodetool drain running for days

We are having performance problems with our cluster regarding to timeouts when repairs are running or massive deletes. One of the advice I received was update our casssandra version from 2.0.17 to 2.2....
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Opening ports on a remote DB server

I'm running a RHEL7 box, running MySQL-5.7.11 and I'm simply trying to allow remote connections... I followed the documentation here on opening a port and have done so successfully. When I run ...
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MariaDB query cache not being used with prepared statements

We are seeing a problem with our MariaDB setup where our queries executed as prepared statements are not being cached, however, queries executed locally through mysql command (i.e. text protocol) do ...
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Upgrading PostgreSQL on EC2 with minimum impact to existing configuration

I have PostgreSQL 9.2 installed on an EC2 instance, with yum install. I now need to upgrade to PostgreSQL 9.4. I've noticed that yum list lists 9.2, 9.3 and 9.4 as completely separate packages, so I ...
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What carries out SQL Server Mirroring?

I'd like to know what service(s)/process(s) carries out Mirroring in SQL Server. For example, we have various Agents carrying out the different steps for SQL Database Replication. Similarly, what is ...
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How to move PostgreSQL data directory?

My PostgreSQL installation by default uses /var/lib/pgsql directory to store data, backups and configuration files. As my disk space is running out, I have installed new hardware and mounted it in the ...
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Importance of location of installation of Microsoft SQL Server

I have a server with cheap slow disk and an expensive fast disk. I want to use the expensive disk for all the things where it's important that it's fast, such as my databases. To save money, I want ...
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How to free up disk space on a drive which has BiztalkMsgBoxDB_log file in it

I have been asked to analyze a issue regarding one of the biztalk servers. I was asked to free up space on a particular drive, where I found the only file BiztalkMsgBoxDB_log.bak is taking up close 90%...
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mysql remote server connection fails [closed]

I'm working on this for 4 days and I know it is all over google, but I did all the required stuff but still no connection. I created to 2 vagrant boxes, one for web server and one for mysql. web: ...
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User with grant permissions cannot grant permissions for new user with and new database

I am using: mysql 5.5.43-0 on ubuntu 14.04.1 I try to create a new admin-user (admin) who is allowed to do the following things: a creating new users (dbuser1) with password - (permission "create ...
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PostgreSQL limiting connections to fewer than max_connections?

I have a PostgreSQL 9.4 server that seems to be limiting connections to fewer than what I have defined in max_connections. I have max_connections set to 300. SHOW max_connections; max_connections --...
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Reclaiming free space in filegroup with single chronological partition

-moved here from SO (no coments there) Question: what is a proper way of reclaiming space in big (hundreds of GBs) filegroup with single partition of table that is chronologically ordered and has no ...
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What happens if I exceed the initial database size of RDS from Amazon AWS?

When creating an Amazon RDS, I get asked for the size I want the database to be. If I set this to 5 GB, then what happens when the database size hits the 5 GB and exceeds it?
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How to implement table security without SUPER privilege?

A MAJOR provider of cloud-based MySQL does not grant the SUPER privilege to the master user. The provider is Amazon RDS, but my question isn't about Amazon RDS specifically, it's for the general case ...

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