Tag - service mysql start

A Mystery with MySQL open_files_limit

MySQL open_files_limit

In this blog, we’ll look at a mystery around setting the MySQL open_file_limit variable in MySQL and Percona Server for MySQL.
MySQL Server needs file descriptors to run. It uses them to open new connections, store tables in the cache, create temporary tables to resolve complicated queries and access persistent ones. If mysqld is not […]

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SELinux and the MySQL init script

I recently worked with a customer who had a weird issue: when their MySQL server was started (Percona Server 5.5), if they try to run service mysql start a second time, the init script was not able to detect that an instance was already running. As a result, it tried to start a second […]

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