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  LEFT OUTER JOIN with ON condition or WHERE condition?

The difference is subtle, but it is a big difference. The ON condition stipulates which rows will be returned in the join, while the WHERE condition acts as a filter on the rows that actually were returned.Simple example: Consider a student table, consisting of one row per student, with student id and student name. In a second table, a list of grades that students have received, with student_id, subject, and grade. Give me a list of all students, and show their grade in Math. This requires a LEF...

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  How Do I Enable Remote Access To MySQL Database Server?

By default remote access to MySQL database server is disabled for security reasons. However, some time you need to provide remote access to database server from home or a web server. If you want to remotely access to the database server from the web server or home, follow this quick tutorial.MySQL Remote AccessYou need type the following commands which will allow remote connections.Step # 1: Login Using SSH (if server is outside your data center)First, login over ssh to remote MySQL database ser...

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  5 Ways to Boost MySQL Scalability

There are a lot of scalability challenges we see with clients over and over. The list could easily include 20, 50 or even 100 items, but we shortened it down to the biggest five issues we see.1. Tune those queriesBy far the biggest bang for your buck is query optimization. Queries can be functionally correct and meet business requirements without being stress tested for high traffic and high load. This is why we often see clients with growing pains, and scalability challenges as their site becom...

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  Multi-master,NoSQL and MySQL

The MySQL family has been innovating rapidly. New features need names and sometimes those names are confusing. Describing something as multi-master or a NoSQL solution has confused me.Multi-master requires one of conflict prevention, conflict resolution or faith. MySQL Cluster provides both conflict prevention and resolution as described in these great posts. Regular MySQL has minimal support for conflict prevention (auto-increment-offset can prevent insert conflict...

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  SQL Server: Removing Deprecated Code and Future Proofing your Queries

New features are added with every release of SQL Server and as a result, some features get removed or deprecated. Deprecated features are features that are still operational (for backward compatibility) but will be removed in a future version. Deprecated features can be of two types: those that will be deprecated in a future version and those that will be deprecated in the next version.In this article, we will explore how to track deprecated code and correct it. I will also share our observation...

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  Cache Reheating - Not to be Ignored

An important aspect to keep in mind with databases is the cost of cache reheating after a server restart. Consider the following diagram which shows several cache servers (e.g., memcached) in front of a database server.This sort of setup is common and can work quite well when appropriate; it removes read load from the database and allows more RAM to be utilized for scaling (when the database doesn’t scale horizontally). But what happens if all the cache servers restart at the same time, say, o...

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  Run MySQL on Command Line in Windows

Sometimes if we want to run MySQL but we don't have phpMyAdmin installed. What should we do?On Windows we can run MySQL in following steps:Open Console Window->Type "mysqld -u root". This means we start the mysql server with username root. This program will handle all the communications between our console window and the actual data;After starting the server, we need to use a client to connect to the server and communicate with it. the mysql program is right for this. Next in the command cons...

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  Database Testing – Practical Tips and Insight on How to Test Database

Database is one of the inevitable parts of a software application these days. It does not matter at all whether it is web or desktop, client server or peer to peer, enterprise or individual business, database is working at backend. Similarly, whether it is healthcare of finance, leasing or retail, mailing application or controlling spaceship, behind the scene a database is always in action. Moreover, as the complexity of application increases the need of stronger and secure database emerge...

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