Tag Archives: mysql

Adding a new MySQL slave on EC2

There are a few posts around for doing this easily, but this has just worked nicely for me. This was done between two instances on Amazon EC2 cloud. On the existing slave (in mysql) SLAVE STOP; SLAVE SHOW STATUS\G; # …

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Size of MySQL fields – incorrect assumptions

I came to the world of MySQL with very little experience. I inherited a DB with a client I took on, and found myself learning what I needed as I went on. And I found something out today that surprised …

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