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North California Oracle User Group are planning their 2011 conferences and are looking for good presentations! We are a very friendly local user group, so if you live in NorCal and never presented before – this is a great place to start! We love seeing new presenters and we even have a public speaking expert on our board who loves giving feedback when requested. Of course, we are nice to seasoned gurus too.
Winter has started and the holiday season is approaching fast. With the chillness of winter and festive mode induced by the holidays, bloggers across the planet are coming up with more and more exciting ideas. Let’s start with sizzling Log Buffer #207.
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I’ve been working a lot with xtradb versions of mysql over the last year, and more and more have begun to attempt to leverage the information_schema instrumentation that has been put in place. Today, I went into a system with this install (admittedly a very recent one) Server version: 5.1.51-rel11.5-log Percona Server (GPL), 11.5, Revision…
MySQL events have been in GA for 2 years. Events are not used as much as I would like — often organizations will have cron jobs or scheduled tasks to perform ETL, maintenance and small aggregation tasks. For example, a website that shows how many users are logged in might update a “cache table” with…
A very warm welcome to the Log Buffer, the premier medley of fresh information culled from the blogs related to the technology which stores the world, yes, the databases. In this edition, the Log Buffer #205, we have yet again found the pulse of the industry.
was asked “What’s the deal with Oracle removing InnoDB?” I had not heard this, so I did some research. It took less than 5 minutes to figure out what happened, and it was easy to see where the confusion is. On the MySQL products page at http://mysql.com/products/ the matrix of MySQL editions includes “MySQL Classic” which…
Welcome to Log Buffer, the weekly roundup of happenings in the database world. Lots to cover this week, so let’s get on with Log Buffer #204. Enjoy!
One of my favorite customers had a problem. They had to load around 20G of data into a table on MySQL database. The data loaded fine, but when he tried to build few indexes on the database, he got a mysterious error: ERROR 1114 (HY000): The table ‘really_big_table’ is full. The error was mysterious because we had around 1.5T of free space on the disk. Also, if the customer created the indexes before loading the data there was no error. This gave them a work around, but one that slow and annoying. Later, I found out that we are not the first to run into this mystery.