Monthly Archives - December 2013

Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.1.1 release (enterprise-grade MySQL monitoring and graphing)

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.1.1 to address the critical bug that appears after the 1.1 upgrade.
Changelog:
* Cacti mysql graphs stop working with data input field “server-id” after 1.1 upgrade (bug 1264814)
* Non-integer poller errors for MySQL Query Response Time (bug 1264353)
A new tarball is available from downloads area or RPM […]

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[ERROR] mysqld: Sort aborted: Server shutdown in progress

Recently, one of our support customers faced this: “[ERROR] mysqld: Sort aborted: Server shutdown in progress.” At first it would appear this occurred because of a mysql restart (i.e. the MySQL server restarted and the query got killed during the stopping of mysql). However, while debugging this problem I found no evidence of a […]

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2 cases for MySQL server overload

Your MySQL server is overloaded. You see hundreds of running queries in the SHOW PROCESSLIST taking many seconds to run, or can’t connect at all because all connections slots are busy. If you have worked with MySQL long enough you surely have seen it, probably more than once. This is what I would call […]

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Renaming database schema in MySQL

Rename MySQL Databases

One of the routine tasks for a DBA is MySQL renaming database schemas, and as such MySQL added a command to carry out that purpose called “RENAME DATABASE <database_name>”. However, this command just made it through a few minor releases before being discontinued (from MySQL 5.1.7 to 5.1.23). Here’s a link to the reference […]

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