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You’ll eventually run into a client who has a crashed table in their database – this table will be pretty large – maybe even larger than the system’s default temporary directory (usually /tmp).
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You’ll need to import a database via command line from time to time – I’ll normally opt for this anyway. After seeing how easy it is, you’ll probably end up using the command line instead as well (instead of phpmyadmin, etc..).
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Your MySQL script was running great, but then you started getting errors – If you get this warning when dumping the mysql database, it’s not a bug – MySQL did this on purpose because they wanted people to know that they weren’t dumping the event table. Previous versions did not give the warning.
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My server had some tables marked as ‘crashed’ in one of the databases.. the server had recently gone down pretty harshly so I wanted to go through and check, repair and optimize all of the tables in every database on the server (there are about 30 databases.. mostly wordpress ones.. some vbulletin.. some xenforo). Continue Reading…