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Re: [Bacula-devel] small dbcheck patch for mysql


Why didn't you also add the indexes for other databases such as PostgreSQL and 

Please go to:  www.bacula.org -> FSFE License

Print out two copies of the license, fill in the fields as described in the 
notes, sign it, send the two copies by mail to the Zurich address, then 
notify me by email that you have done so.

At that point, I can integrate your patch.


On Tuesday 09 September 2008 15:30:18 Yuri Timofeev wrote:
> Hi
> I once again explored speed dbcheck for MySQL and received steady results.
> Servers configurations :
> production server : Fedora Core 6,,
> bacula-mysql-2.2.8-2, mysql-5.0.27
>    about 7M records in File table.
> test server : Fedora Core 8,, bacula-mysql-2.2.8-2,
> mysql-5.0.45-6
>    about 3M records in File table.
> Tests were conducted on both servers
> NOTE: In PostgreSQL does not have problems. It may the MySQL not have
> very good optimizer.
> 1. Table File, Path have are only indexes, described in
> src/cats/make_*_tables.in
>    dbcheck worked was slow with option:
>    9) Check for orphaned Path records
> I waited for 30-40 minutes and kill dbcheck, since I knew that it can
> work very long - 3 days or more.
> In any case:
> (time spent at creating the index + work dbcheck + removal index) less
> than (work time dbcheck without index)
> After the creation index (index creation took 20 minutes):
> CREATE INDEX idxPI ON File (PathId);
> dbcheck began to work much faster - approximately 5-10 min.
> 2. Continue.
>    dbcheck worked was slow with option:
>    10) Check for orphaned Filename records
> After the creation index:
> CREATE INDEX idxFI  ON File (FilenameId);
> dbcheck began to work much faster - approximately 5 min.
> So I made a patch for dbcheck for MySQL (patch may require a small
> changes, but overall this patch is ready).
> Algorithm:
> - when you specify "9) Check for orphaned Path records" or "10) Check
> for orphaned Filename records" :
> - verified the existence of the "one-column" index on the column
> PathId (or FilenameId)
> - if the index does not exist, then asked : "Create temporary index?
> (yes/no):" - after that dbcheck working as usual
> - temporary index removed.
> The patch is attached.
> What would you say?

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