RealSQLGuy - MySQL Experts
Our Mission

We've All Been There, When An IT Disaster Grinds Everything To A Halt!

We live in a world where technology is at the heart of business which is a good thing, until that horrible moment when everything grinds to a halt or slows down.

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Our Services
1. Troubleshooting

If your MySQL Server is not performing as it should be, then we can use our experience, expertise and advanced toolset to work out what the problem is.

2. Performance Tuning

If your website is running slow then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve been performance tuning MySQL based websites since the year 2000.

3. Consulting

If you have a MySQL based website project on the horizon whether that is a new installation, upgrade or migration you can leverage our expertise to ensure everything goes as planned.

4. Remote SQL DBA

If your website needs dedicated SQL server support but you don’t have the internal resource to support it properly. Then we can give you the support you need, without having to recruit a dedicated member of staff

5. Emergency Support

If your SQL Server is not working as it should be and you need immediate assistance to get you operational again. Then our friendly team are on hand to assist.

6. Upgrades & Migrations

As software evolves, gets betters and new and exciting features are added, your MySQL based website needs to also keep up with the times.

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How to Fix Some Common MySQL Database Import Errors: A Comprehensive Guide

While working with WordPress and MySQL databases, users might occasionally encounter import errors during site migration. These errors may compromise the integrity of the database and disrupt the site's functionality. Our team has accumulated vast knowledge in addressing these concerns while assisting a client who manages a WordPress website at This guide provides step-by-step solutions to some common MySQL ...
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Web Hosting SQL Database Management Made Easy With Linux

If you've never used Linux before, you might wonder how to manage a database on a server. Managing a database can be simple or complex, depending on the needs of your project and how much access you need to administer it. Fortunately, there are a variety of Linux server administration tools available to help you make the most of your ...
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How to Fix the Error “MySQL is running but PID file could not be found”

One of our clients in Vietnam, his name is Son Vu, who is developing a website running on VPS (his homepage encountered an error that MySQL could not start, so when accessing the WordPress website, it appeared. "Error Establishing a Database Connection" error message. When testing the MySQL service he also encountered the same message as follows:   [root@vpshostus ...
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Instructions for Handling Errors of MySQL and PHPMyAdmin

One of my clients, Justin Williams, is a blogger. He owns a website named TheDehumidifierExperts which is all about dehumidifier reviews of all types, including both large dehumidifiers for household use and small dehumidifiers for closets. The website is powered by WordPress CMS and he encountered an error when trying to install PHPMyAdmin. He contacted us and we have tried ...
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Fix The “can’t start MySQL in XAMPP” Error in a Simple Way

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