Handling case sensitive column in pt-archiver

To copy the data of the particular column of the table to another table/server, We have an option to export the data as CSV and import the data back to a different table. But when the table size is large and we need to copy the data only for the required data to the target … Continue reading Handling case sensitive column in pt-archiver

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 … Continue reading Faster Load data outfile in MySQL

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 … Continue reading Troubleshooting an unique key addition during pt-online-schema-change

PostgreSQL automatic failover with pg_auto_failover

PostgreSQL is a powerful, open-source relational database with a strong reputation for reliability, robustness, and performance. It supports replication to achieve high availability for a very long. But it lacks an important feature on its own, that is the concept of automated failover. Of course, there are a lot of open-source tools available to do … Continue reading PostgreSQL automatic failover with pg_auto_failover

MySQL Binlog server with Maxscale

This is the our next blog in Maxscale series, Below is a list of our previous blogs, which provides deep insight for Maxscale and its use cases for different architectures. Scale with Maxscale part – 1 (Intro & Galera Cluster) Scale with Maxscale part – 2 (Administration, Installation & operation) Scale with Maxscale part – … Continue reading MySQL Binlog server with Maxscale

Flashback Recovery in MariaDB/MySQL Servers

In this blog, we will see how to do a flashback recovery or rolling back the data in MariaDB, MySQL and Percona. As we know the saying  "All humans make mistakes", following that in Database environment the data modified accidentally can bring havoc to any organisations. Recover the lost data The data can be recovered … Continue reading Flashback Recovery in MariaDB/MySQL Servers

Innotop – A Monitoring tool for MySQL

Monitoring MySQL server has never been an easy task. Monitoring also needs to go through many Complex and difficult queries to get the details. All these problems can be overcome by an excellent command line monitoring tool  called “Innotop”. Innotop comes with many features and different types of modes/options, which helps to monitor different aspects … Continue reading Innotop – A Monitoring tool for MySQL

Configuring efficient MySQL Logrotate

I am a Junior DBA at Mydbops. This is my first blog professionally, I would like to brief my encounter with Log-rotate in first few weeks of my work,  Hope it will help other beginners as well. This Blog will cover the following sections. Introduction to Log-rotate Issues FacedSolutions (Fix for the above issues)Best practicesHow … Continue reading Configuring efficient MySQL Logrotate

ProxySQL Series : Query Cache with ProxySQL

We know that MySQL query cache is deprecated as of MySQL 5.7.20 and removed in MySQL 8.0 and It has been recommended to use ProxySQL (or other) external query cache instead. In this blog post, we’ll present the ProxySQL query cache functionality and how does it help us. How to setup ProxySQL between client and database … Continue reading ProxySQL Series : Query Cache with ProxySQL

GH-OST for MySQL Schema Change.

Schema change is one of the crucial tasks in MySQL with huge tables. Schema change can cause locks. What is gh-ost?                          gh-ost is a triggerless online schema change for MySQL by Github Engineering .It produces light workload on the master during the schema changes . We need online schema change to alter a table … Continue reading GH-OST for MySQL Schema Change.