MySQL Blog Posts

Using the Mysqlbinlog Utility

MySQL binary logging is used for replication and also for point-in-time recovery of a MySQL database instance. It records any changes to database contents and may be recorded in a "statement-based" or "row-based" format. The default location to find the binary logs is...

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MySQL Max Connect Errors

When connection requests to a MySQL database from a given host are interrupted, MySQL keeps track of the number of successive interruptions in the host cache. MySQL will eventually block the host, giving them a message [1129] "Host 'host_name' is blocked because of...

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Migrating MySQL Data to Amazon Aurora

Switching database engines—for instance, going from a MySQL-compatible database to an Amazon Aurora MySQL DB cluster—and migrating data can be a long and confusing process. For the purpose of offering a little clarity, this article will go through and highlight...

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ERROR 1114 – The table is full

At XTIVIA, we have encountered the MySQL Error 1114, "table is full" on quite a few occasions. The description for the error is usually misleading as it implies that a table has reached or exceeded a maximum set limitation. Tables utilizing the InnoDB storage engine...

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MySQL Error-Too Many Open Files

Learn with XTIVIA how to address the common MySQL Error, "Too many open files." If you encounter the error where MySQL reports "Can't open file: (errno: 24)", analyze a few variables. The error usually occurs when the maximum number of files that may be open...

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