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MySQL QA Episode 12: My server is crashing… Now what? For customers or users experiencing a crash

 | August 11, 2015 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Quality Assurance


My server is crashing… Now what?

This special episode in the MySQL QA Series is for customers or users experiencing a crash.

  1. A crash?
    1. Cheat sheet:
    2. Sever install & crash. Note this is as a demonstration: do not action this on a production server!
      sudo yum install -y
      sudo yum install -y Percona-Server-client-56 Percona-Server-server-56
      sudo service mysql start
  2. Gimme Stacks!
    1. Debug info packages (can be executed on a production system, but do match your 5.5, 5.6 or 5.7 version correctly)
      sudo yum install -y Percona-Server-56-debuginfo
  3. Testcase?

Full-screen viewing @ 720p resolution recommended.

Also checkout the full MySQL QA Series!

Roel Van de Paar

Roel leads Percona's QA team. Before coming to Percona, he contributed significantly to the QA infrastructure at Oracle. Roel has a varied background in IT, backed up by many industry leading certifications. He also enjoys time with God, his wife and 5 children, or heading into nature. Roel tweets at @RoelVandePaar


  • All, please note we have moved percona-qa to GitHub:

    To clone it, use:
    $ sudo yum install git
    $ cd ~
    $ git clone was also put directly into this repository (and it is maintained there), so *no* need anymore to separately fetch lp:randgen.

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