Where is MySQL / MariaDB storage location by default on CentOS 7?

Where is MySQL / MariaDB storage location by default on CentOS 7? No special configuration to the MariaDB from official repository of CentOS. On CentOS 7 Linux it is usually by default /var/lib/mysql But here I give you another “hacky” way to find it out. The method is to find out the mysql daemon mysqld’ […]

How to write a SQL to replace strings in a column in a MySQL database table?

How to replace strings in a column in a MySQL database table? For example, I would like to replace http://www.systutorials.com with https://www.systutorials.com in a content column of a table post. You may use a SQL statement as follows. update post set content = replace(content, ‘http://www.systutorials.com’, ‘https://www.systutorials.com’) where content like ‘%http://www.systutorials.com%’ Answered by Eric Z Ma.

HTML form generation from the database and store value into the database

I have a “t_form” table and a “t_attribute” table. It looks a little bit like below. Form table form_id | form_name | description ———————————– 1 | Laptop | Possible attributes are Model, Screen Size, OS, Cd Player 2 | Mobile | Possible attributes are Model, OS 3 | Tablet | Possible attributes are Model, Screen […]

How to change strings in MySQL tables

How to change strings in MySQL tables? e.g. I want to change domain.com to www.domain.com. Use the REPLACE functions of MySQL: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/string-functions.html#function_replace One example is like this: UPDATE table SET field = REPLACE(field, ‘domain.com’, ‘www.domain.com’) WHERE field LIKE ‘%domain.com%’ The WHERE clause is not needed but can make execution faster. Answered by anonymous.

How to find out and change the storage engine of tables in MySQL

How to find out and change the storage engine of tables in MySQL databases? Find out the storage engine of a table in a database: SELECT ENGINE FROM information_schema.TABLES WHERE TABLE_SCHEMA = ‘database’ AND TABLE_NAME = ‘table’ Change the storage engine of a table: ALTER TABLE table ENGINE = type type can be innodb or […]

MySQL at Facebook

Facebook uses lots MySQL databases. Any information about how Facebook scales MySQL? Some information on the Web: MySQL at Facebook’s page https://www.facebook.com/MySQLatFacebook?filter=1 A post by Ryan Thiessen, Database Operations at Facebook on Quora: http://www.quora.com/Facebook-Engineering/How-does-Facebook-structure-MySQL-so-that-it-is-robust-and-scalable And more: http://mashable.com/2011/12/15/facebook-timeline-mysql/ http://gigaom.com/2011/12/06/facebook-shares-some-secrets-on-making-mysql-scale/ http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2011/12/facebook-timeline-anatomy “A lot of people are surprised that for this shiny new thing for Facebook, we’re using […]

How to repair a MySQL table?

After a server crash and restarting, MyBB reports a SQL Error as follows: MyBB SQL Error MyBB has experienced an internal SQL error and cannot continue. SQL Error: 145 – Table ‘./mybb/mybb_sessions’ is marked as crashed and should be repaired Query: SELECT * FROM mybb_sessions WHERE sid=’40021925bd0494ea31…’ AND ip=’x.x.x.x’ LIMIT 1 The dababase is MySQL. […]