Locating Duplicate Entries In A MySQL Table

If you don’t have unique indexes on your table, it is likely that you will occasionally have entries that are duplicated. This can often happen because of a software bug or possibly a user error. Some applications even choose not to have unique indexes for performance reasons; though this happens at the cost of data… Continue reading Locating Duplicate Entries In A MySQL Table

Eliminating Duplicate Records From MySQL Tables

Anyone who works with database driven development to any extent, will occasionally run into a situation where duplicate information is added to their database. I have personally run into such a problem on many occasions since I started working with database driven software. Being able to quickly undo data corruption is extremely important in production… Continue reading Eliminating Duplicate Records From MySQL Tables