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From:Dirk Bremer Date:June 28 2006 8:59pm
Subject:RE: Relay-bin logs
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I should add I ran a FLUSH LOGS on the master and this had no effect on
the relay-bin files.

Dirk Bremer - Senior Systems Engineer - ESS/AMS - NISC Lake St. Louis MO
- USA Central Time Zone
636-755-2652 fax 636-755-2503

dirk.bremer@stripped
www.nisc.coop 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dirk Bremer 
> Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2006 15:59
> To: 'Dan Buettner'
> Cc: mysql@stripped
> Subject: RE: Relay-bin logs
> 
> Dan,
> 
> Yes they are on the master. The master is not configured as a slave:
> 
> mysql> show slave status;
> Empty set (0.07 sec)
> 
> mysql> show master status;
> +------------------+----------+--------------+------------------+
> | File             | Position | Binlog_Do_DB | Binlog_Ignore_DB |
> +------------------+----------+--------------+------------------+
> | mysql_bin.000346 | 14862859 |              |                  |
> +------------------+----------+--------------+------------------+
> 1 row in set (0.00 sec)
> 
> The relay-bin files contents are four characters:
> 
> pbin
> 
> They reside in the data directory. There is also a corresponding file:
> 
> MAILCD3-relay-bin.index
> 
> In this instance, MAILCD3 is the name of the server. There 
> are least 346 of the relay-bin files.
> 
> Dirk Bremer - Senior Systems Engineer - ESS/AMS - NISC Lake 
> St. Louis MO - USA Central Time Zone
> 636-755-2652 fax 636-755-2503
> 
> dirk.bremer@stripped
> www.nisc.coop 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Dan Buettner [mailto:drbuettner@stripped] 
> > Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2006 15:47
> > To: Dirk Bremer
> > Cc: mysql@stripped
> > Subject: Re: Relay-bin logs
> > 
> > My bad, Dirk, sorry.  I missed that you were asking about relay-bin
> > files, thought you were asking about bin files.
> > 
> > These relay-bin files are on the master server?  This doc:
> > http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/slave-logs.html
> > makes it sound like they should only exist on the slave 
> servers.  Also
> > makes it sound like they should be cleaned up automagically after a
> > while.
> > 
> > The master isn't or wasn't a slave to another server?
> > 
> > I wonder if a FLUSH LOGS command would help things out.  See 
> > URL above - it says
> > There is no explicit mechanism for deleting relay logs 
> because the SQL
> > thread takes care of doing so. However, FLUSH LOGS rotates 
> relay logs,
> > which influences when the SQL thread deletes them.
> > 
> > Dan
> > 
> > On 6/28/06, Dirk Bremer <Dirk.Bremer@stripped> wrote:
> > > Dan,
> > >
> > > Thanks for your tips, but I still have an issue. Note the 
> following:
> > >
> > > mysql> PURGE MASTER LOGS BEFORE DATE_SUB( NOW( ), 
> INTERVAL 31 DAY);
> > > Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.01 sec)
> > >
> > > mysql> PURGE MASTER LOGS BEFORE DATE_SUB( NOW( ), 
> INTERVAL 10 DAY);
> > > Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.01 sec)
> > >
> > > These command did not purge any of these logs. These logs range in
> > > creation-date from 12/30/2005 through today.
> > >
> > > Note this:
> > >
> > > mysql> show master logs;
> > > +------------------+
> > > | Log_name         |
> > > +------------------+
> > > | mysql_bin.000344 |
> > > | mysql_bin.000345 |
> > > | mysql_bin.000346 |
> > > +------------------+
> > > 3 rows in set (0.00 sec)
> > >
> > > There are relay-bin files that correspond in the 6-digit 
> > number to the
> > > mysql-bin logs above.
> > >
> > > I was under the impression that the PURGE MASTER command 
> > would delete
> > > the mysql-bin files, not the replay-bin files. I was 
> looking at the
> > > manual earlier and could not find a reference to deleting 
> > the relay-bin
> > > files. Thankfully, the relay-bin files are small in size, 
> > but I would
> > > still like to prune them.
> > >
> > > Thoughts?
> > >
> > > Dirk Bremer - Senior Systems Engineer - ESS/AMS - NISC Lake 
> > St. Louis MO
> > > - USA Central Time Zone
> > > 636-755-2652 fax 636-755-2503
> > >
> > > dirk.bremer@stripped
> > > www.nisc.coop
> > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Dan Buettner [mailto:drbuettner@stripped]
> > > > Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2006 15:23
> > > > To: Dirk Bremer
> > > > Cc: mysql@stripped
> > > > Subject: Re: Relay-bin logs
> > > >
> > > > Those do indeed have something to do with replication - 
> they're a
> > > > record of all data manipulation commands (inserts, 
> > updates, deletes,
> > > > table creates and alters, etc).  The slaves basically read the
> > > > commands from those files in order to replicate what the 
> > master has
> > > > done.
> > > >
> > > > You can purge them fairly easily.  The one gotcha is 
> that you will
> > > > want to keep the most recent files around so that in case 
> > one or more
> > > > of your slaves fall behind, you're not purging the logs out from
> > > > underneath it.
> > > >
> > > > See
> > > > http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/purge-master-logs.html
> > > >
> > > > A nice command (taken from an example on that page) that 
> > gives you a
> > > > moving window of binary log info is something like:
> > > > PURGE MASTER LOGS BEFORE DATE_SUB( NOW( ), INTERVAL 31 DAY);
> > > >
> > > > In my opinion running this command as a cron job or 
> > scheduled task is
> > > > a great solution in most situations, better than purging 
> > to a specific
> > > > file or purging them manually whenever you remember to (which is
> > > > usually about 5 minutes after you run out of disk space).
> > > >
> > > > Dan
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On 6/28/06, Dirk Bremer <Dirk.Bremer@stripped> wrote:
> > > > > I'm using MySQL 4.1 and the master runs on a Windows 2000
> > > > server. This
> > > > > master replicates to several slaves.
> > > > >
> > > > > While browsing the data directory on the master, there 
> > are a lot of
> > > > > binary log files that are named:
> > > > >
> > > > > MasterName-relay-bin.999999 (where MasterName is the 
> > server-name and
> > > > > 999999 is a six-digit number)
> > > > >
> > > > > I have about 350 of these files and they all appear to be
> > > > held open by
> > > > > the mater, i.e. they cannot be deleted from Windows. I
> > > > assume that these
> > > > > files have something to do with replication.
> > > > >
> > > > > How can I purge these files to a more manageable number?
> > > > >
> > > > > Dirk Bremer - Senior Systems Engineer - ESS/AMS - NISC Lake
> > > > St. Louis MO
> > > > > - USA Central Time Zone
> > > > > 636-755-2652 fax 636-755-2503
> > > > >
> > > > > dirk.bremer@stripped
> > > > > www.nisc.coop
> > > > >
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