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Re: MySQL is eating all the CPU 100% - Guide me to fix this please
Posted by: Peter Brawley
Date: October 24, 2017 08:23AM

> i added quiz_id in index in questions table.

MySQL can use one index per table per query clause. I'd experiment with covering indexes like (id,quiz_id), (id,quiz_id),(question_id,quiz_id) etc to find the index combos that MyISAM likes best. Add a set of indexes, run explain to see if they're used, wait a day then run show variables and show global status to see if the problem numbers I mentioned have improved, adjust and repeat until the performance numbers are acceptable.

The aggregating queries also have invalidity issues. In a query ...

select a, b, c, d, group_concat(e) ... group by a

... the values returned for columns b, c ad d are entirely arbitrary except when values of b, c and d are all uniquely determined by values of a. A simple way to find if this is so is to add b,c,d to the Group By clause and compare results.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 10/24/2017 10:15AM by Peter Brawley.

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