[Zope-DB] mysql / zope db connection issue
jokeefe at jamesokeefe.org
Thu Apr 6 14:47:07 EDT 2006
Thanks for the suggestions, Charlie.
Will try as you suggested.
On 4/6/06, Charlie Clark <charlie at egenix.com> wrote:
> On 2006-04-06 at 16:34:01 [+0200], Jamie O'Keefe <jokeefe at jamesokeefe.org>
> > On 4/6/06, Charlie Clark <charlie at egenix.com> wrote:
> > > This still should not be causing this problem. Jamie, you should be
> > > talking
> > > to the DBA or looking at the DB side of things.
> > Well it is a volunteer operation, so we don't specifically have a dba,
> > but will talk with the person who set up the db.
> > > Is the DB running on the
> > > same machine as Zope or on the network?
> > Yes.
> > > What are connection times set to?
> > Do you mean the connection timeout time?
> Yes. The default for these are very high which often causes problems for
> applications that don't implement connection pooling. However, as I
> previously said this is unlikely to be the source of the problem.
> > > It might simply be that MySQL is running out of connections although this
> > > usually means that the whole machine runs slow.
> > We upped the # of connections and I have seen 51 connections open at
> > one time. Not sure the rate at which people are accessing the form
> > and submitting it, but I believe it may be 25-50 a day.
> At that rate there is no reason on the Zope side for the connection being
> dropped. There could be a problem with the underlying Python driver and thus
> the ZopeDA so you might want to install the latest version of both:
> MySQL 3.2 is still supported.
> But you should also run Zope in debug mode and see what gets written to the
> error log.
jokeefe.typepad.com - my personal blog
jokeefe.typepad.com/green_politics/ - my political blog
jokeefe.typepad.com/nonviolence/ - my blog on nonviolence
More information about the Zope-DB