ERROR (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock'
This is a commonly seen error in database driven sites. The same error can show up when a connection or restart for MySQL server is attempted via commandline.
A quick check of the log files may reveal that the actual error faced by MySQL server is “InnoDB: Unable to lock ./ibdata1, error: 11”.
In our role as Outsourced Tech Support for web hosting providers, database errors are one major category of issues we resolve for the customers.
Database errors can present themselves in the form of ‘503 Service Unavailable’ or ‘500 Server Error’ in websites.
As part of our Outsourced Tech Support services for web hosts, database errors are a commonly resolved issue for customers who report website issues.
To know the exact cause for the MySQL error, we examine the MySQL service error logs and the server logs. (more…)
Bobcares.com provides Server Maintenance Services to web hosts, digital marketers and other online businesses.
As part of our services, we manage MySQL servers, and troubleshoot performance issues and server errors. (more…)
A majority of web applications are database driven. MySQL is a popular database server for open source applications, but we’ve seen that it can cause performance issues in the long run.
MySQL databases grow in size, and tables fragment over time. This contributes to MySQL load spikes. So, protecting a server from MySQL high CPU issues requires close monitoring and periodic optimization.
PHP-MySQL websites like WordPress are ridiculously simple to use. Which is why they are so popular.
But they are also infamous for their performance issues. Apache, PHP & MySQL often cause high server load, and drag down the website.
Here at Bobcares, we help website owners, digital marketers and web hosts recover from and prevent website performance issues.
Today, we’ll go through the top 8 reasons we’ve seen for MySQL performance issues, and how we fix them. (more…)
At one time or the other, every website owner will face a “slow MySQL” issue.
Then they google “how to improve MySQL performance“.
And what do they find? A lot of tech jargon that analyzes threadbare query performance.
That stuff can make anyone’s head hurt.
Which is why we’ve put together a list of things we do here at Bobcares to quickly fix MySQL performance issues in our customer websites. (more…)
[FAIL] Starting MySQL database server: mysqld . . . . . . . . . . . . . . failed
Many a times, you’d have come across this message in your server while trying to restart the database server.
Our Dedicated Server Admins support the server infrastructure of several web hosting companies, and this is a common issue we’ve seen in many Linux servers.
Here, we’ll see the common causes and solutions for ‘Mysql failed to start’ issues.
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In our role as Server administration specialists for server owners, database errors are something that that we resolve for them. A commonly reported one is the MySQL ‘Too many connections’ error. (more…)
In our role as Hosting Support Engineers for web hosts, we manage servers with various services such as web, database, mail, control panels, FTP, etc.
MySQL is the most commonly used database server in Linux hosting and handling the databases and resolving the errors associated with it, is a common task that we perform. (more…)
On Sep 12th, Dawid Golunski announced CVE-2016-6662 aka MySQL Remote Root Code Execution / Privilege Escalation (0 day) vulnerability.
CVE-2016-6662 is reported as a critical exploit which can allow local and remote attackers to execute arbitrary code with root privileges in a vulnerable MySQL server. (more…)