You could create all temporary tables in a different database "create
temporary table [db_to_ignore].tablename..." and then ignore that
database in the replication stream by setting the following option in
you could also use replicate-ignore-table to ignore each individual
table name you use.
On 2/8/10 10:40 AM, Aodhan Cullen wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> For our application we use a lot of CREATE TEMPORARY TABLE statements to
> generate temporary reports. We never use a temporary table to insert or
> update data in another table.
> However all our CREATE TEMPORARY TABLE statements get recorded to the binary
> log, which gives our slaves a problem with catching up. They execute all
> these statements and there is no need to do so. They could simply ignore
> We get around this normally by sending the CREATE TEMPORARY TABLE statements
> to the slave, so they never go to the master (and never end up in the binary
> log then). The problem is when we only have one copy on the master, and the
> slave is getting in sync the master's binary log gets filled up with these
> unnecessary statements.
> My question is there a way I can stop all CREATE TEMPORARY TABLE statements
> from being logged to the binary log?
> Many thanks for your time on this.
*Tyler Poland, MySQL DBA*
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