MySQL 1687

This error indicates that a spatial index must have a geometry column in order to be created.

How It Affects Your App

MySQL 1687 ER_SPATIAL_MUST_HAVE_GEOM_COL indicates that a spatial column must be present in the table for the query to be executed. This error can prevent the application from executing certain queries, which can lead to unexpected results or errors. It can also prevent the application from displaying certain data, which can lead to a poor user experience. Additionally, it can prevent the application from performing certain operations, such as spatial analysis, which can limit the functionality of the application.

How To Fix

1. Check the error log for the MySQL 1687 error:
$ tail -f /var/log/mysql/error.log
2. Check the MySQL configuration file for any misconfigurations:
$ cat /etc/mysql/my.cnf
3. Check the MySQL server status to see if it is running:
$ mysqladmin status
4. Check the MySQL server version to ensure it is up to date:
$ mysqladmin version
5. Check the MySQL server process list to see if there are any long-running queries:
$ mysqladmin processlist
6. Check the MySQL server variables to see if any of them are set incorrectly:
$ mysqladmin variables
7. Check the MySQL server user privileges to see if any of them are set incorrectly:
$ mysqladmin user_privileges
8. Restart the MySQL server to apply any changes made:
$ service mysql restart
9. Use an automated database observability tool to monitor and fix the MySQL 1687 in question. Automated database observability tools can provide real-time insights into the performance and health of your database, allowing you to quickly identify and fix any issues that may arise. They can also provide detailed metrics and logs that can help you troubleshoot and diagnose any issues that may arise.

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