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Managed Database Cluster is full and it's on Read-only mode

Posted September 2, 2021 118 views
DigitalOcean Managed MySQL Database

Hi, I would like to know what I can do to free up space in a full database, I can’t do anything because it has been put in read only mode. Thank you

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Hi there,

I just noticed a similar question asked here with a very good answer:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/how-to-disable-read-only-mode-when-managed-database-storage-is-full

The answer suggests the following:

To remove your database from the read-only mode you will need to do one of the below two options:

  • Upgrade to a larger plan from the DigitalOcean Console
  • Delete data from your database by changing the transaction mode to read-write for your session by executing:
SET default_transaction_read_only = OFF;

This will enable you to delete data from within your current session.

Hope that this helps!

Regards,
Bobby