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InnoDB vs MyISAM: A Detailed Comparison of Two MySQL Storage Engines

If you are looking to improve the performance of MySQL databases in your software, you may need to know all the differences between InnoDB and MyISAM, two well-known types of MySQL storage engines. And if you are about to choose one of them, we believe you would like to find out what each of them […]

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How to Restore a MySQL Database with Command Line or Restore Tools

The article gives a deep insight into how to restore MySQL database from a backup file using the mysqldump utility and third-party backup and restore tools, such as dbForge Studio for MySQL, MySQL Workbench, and phpMyAdmin. Contents Use the mysql command to restore a database from the command line Create the database Restore the database […]

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Faster Load data outfile in MySQL

While exporting the table with MySQL native utility, we don’t have any control on the process, and also there will be no progress update as well on the process completion. So when exporting the larger table will consume high resource utilization and also the disk space usage will also be high.

MySQL shell utility will make the process easier. It will export the table and we can import the data back with a parallel thread and also will provide the current progress status on export/import progress.

util.exportTable() utility was introduced in Shell – 8.0.22 version, will export the data in a controlled manner. We can store the data in either local or Cloud Infrastructure Object Storage bucket as well.

We will see about the compression ratio along with the time taken for native MySQL vs Shell utility

Feature :

  • Compression
  • Progress status
  • Supported output …
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Troubleshooting an unique key addition during pt-online-schema-change

We all tried various alternative methods for modifying the table structure, but pt-online-schema-change (pt-osc) is the most convenient and preferred method for performing the alter online. It has more granular control too. But it may lead to data loss if proper precautionary steps are not taken care of.

In this blog, we are going to modify a column to a unique key using pt-osc, below I have shared the table structure.

mysql> show create table test\G
* 1. row *
Table: test
Create Table: CREATE TABLE test (
Personid int(11) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT,
LastName varchar(255) NOT NULL,
FirstName varchar(255) DEFAULT NULL,
Age int(11) DEFAULT NULL,
PRIMARY KEY (Personid)
) ENGINE=InnoDB AUTO_INCREMENT=1 DEFAULT CHARSET=latin1
1 row in set (0.00 sec)

I have inserted the data of 1000 rows using …

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MySQL Performance Monitoring Tools and the Most Important Metrics to Monitor

The article covers the key performance metrics available in MySQL that can help users improve and optimize query performance in MySQL databases. In addition, there is a brief overview of some MySQL performance monitoring tools. MySQL is an open-source relational database that a lot of users prefer to utilize in their work and daily operations […]

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Different Ways to Back up MySQL Databases and Tables

The article provides an overview of the backup types available in MySQL and describes how-to examples of using the mysqldump command-line utility to take a backup of the database, tables, data, or schema and to restore the MySQL database. In addition, you can view how to generate a database backup with MySQL Workbench and how […]

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Topping the Charts Again: dbForge Studios Awarded G2 High Performer & Leader Fall 2021

More good news coming our way! It is inspiring to see that all the hard work we put into our products pays off as happy users and good reviews bring us more and more recognition on independent software reviewing platforms and marketplaces. Today, the products in question are dbForge Studios for MySQL and Oracle, which […]

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Data Types in MySQL: Tutorial and Full List with Examples of Data Formats

In the article, we are going to discuss data types including string, numeric, date and time, spatial, and JSON supported by MySQL. Also, we’ll provide examples of their usage and see how to change a data type for the table column using dbForge Studio for MySQL. Contents What is a Data Type Data Types in […]

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MySQL INT (INTEGER) Data Types with Different Examples

In the article, you will learn about SIGNED and UNSIGNED integer data types in MySQL. The article provides information about integer types with the ZEROFILL, AUTO_INCREMENT, and display_width attributes, as well as describes examples of when and how to use integer data types. Contents What is MySQL INTEGER SIGNED vs UNSIGNED What is UNSIGNED INT […]

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How to Connect to MySQL Server Databases Remotely

Distributed environment is hardly a new notion in the world of software. For one, you no longer need to host MySQL servers and databases on the same local machine. Now you can have a dedicated server that can deliver the required level of security and performance. With the help of root/sudo user privileges, you can […]

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