Lost connection to database

  • Posted December 21, 2014


I end up whit a connection lost to my database a couple off times a day and the only thing for me to fix this is to reboot the server.

I even have trouble then to login to my ISPConfig control panel.

What is wrong? Way is this happen?


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The most common reason for MySQL to become unavailable or crash is a lack of available memory. If you are running a LAMP stack on a small droplet this can occur since droplets do not have a swap partition to use when the physical memory has been exhausted. There are a few things you can do to resolve this:

1.) Upgrade to a larger droplet plan. 2.) Set up swap space on your droplet. 3.) Optimize your MySQL and Apache processes.