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Monitor MySQL restore progress with pv

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The pv command is one that I really enjoy using but it’s also one that I often forget about.



MySQL: ERROR 1040: Too many connections

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If you run a fairly busy and/or badly configured MySQL server, you may receive something like this when attempting to connect:

Backing up MySQL to Amazon’s S3

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I received an e-mail from Tim Linden about a post he made in his blog about backing up MySQL data to Amazon’s S3.

Plesk and MySQL 5

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One of the questions I receive the most is: “What version of Plesk works with MySQL 5?

MySQL Replication: Wrap-up

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After a couple of weeks, my MySQL replication series has come to a close.

MySQL Replication: Slave Performance

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There’s a few final configuration options that may help the performance of your slave MySQL servers.

MySQL Replication: Upgrading the MySQL server

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If you want to make a DBA nervous, just let them know that they need to upgrade MySQL servers that are replicating in a production environment.

MySQL Replication: Breakdown

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On some occasions, MySQL replication can break down if an statement comes from the master that makes no sense to the slave.

MySQL Replication: Delayed Slaves

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In a perfect world, slaves will contain the same data as the master at all times.

MySQL Replication: Horizontal Data Partitioning

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If you have a master with multiple slaves, you can get some performance and save money on hardware by splitting data horizontally among your servers.

MySQL Replication: Backups & Data Integrity

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An often overlooked benefit of MySQL replication is the ability to make reliable backups without affecting the integrity of the MySQL data.

MySQL Replication: Redundancy

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Although performance is a much larger benefit of replication, it provides some redundancy for your application as well.

MySQL Replication: Performance

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MySQL replication can increase performance by allowing developers to spread queries over two servers.


Seven Step MySQL Replication

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MySQL replication may sound complicated, but it can be done easily.