I went skydiving yesterday. Here’s a short video of me voluntarily leaving an airborne and perfectly sound aeroplane: What does this have to do with MySQL? Well, over the past few weeks there have been a bunch of conspiracy theories bouncing around. There are various topics, but the two favourite at the moment happen to… Continue reading MySQL is People!
I’ve been using the MySQL Workbench 5.1 beta for the past few days now, and I’m wondering how I designed databases without it. Okay, so that’s a pretty strong statement, but I’m genuinely happy with it. 5.1 has fixed my main problem with 5.0, in that the EER diagram mode was horribly slow to render,… Continue reading MySQL Workbench: My Impressions
Restoring a single database from a full dump is pretty easy, using the mysql command line client’s –one-database option: mysql> mysql -u root -p –one-database db_to_restore < fulldump.sql But what if you don’t want to restore the database, you just want to extract it out of the dump file? Well, that happens to be easy… Continue reading Extracting a Database From a mysqldump File
This makes the second show of Yohosie‘s May residency at The Tote, and they’re rocking it. First band up was Innerspace, with their rather loud wakeup for the neighbours. Sadly, they were a bit too loud for the small venue, I couldn’t really hear their music. Going by the recordings available on their MySpace, I… Continue reading Yohosie at The Tote, with Boom Pretty
There seems to be an optimizer problem in 5.1, if you put a NULL in the IN clause of a SELECT. For example, given the following table: CREATE TABLE foo ( a INT NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, PRIMARY KEY (a) ); Compare these two EXPLAINs: mysql> EXPLAIN * FROM foo WHERE a IN (160000, 160001, 160002)\G… Continue reading Don’t put a NULL in the IN clause in 5.1