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Too many connections Perl and MySQL

Too many connections Perl and MySQL

Too many connections Perl and MySQL


I'm trying to track down a "Too many connections" error from MySQL. I want to make sure I don't have "connection leakage" inside Perl so I have a couple of questions:)

1. Must I do a finish on all statement handles (i.e.$sth->finish) before I disconnect the database handle (i.e.$dbh->disconnect) ?

2. Do I need to do a finish on a statement handle before I reuse it (for a different SQL statement) inside a Perl subroutine?


RE: Too many connections Perl and MySQL

Hi Dabits,

No, I don't think you *do* need to do a finish() on a statement handle before re-using it or closing the db handle.

It does occur to me, however, that this might be dependant upon the DBD.

Have you tried it with a finish() before re-use etc..?

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RE: Too many connections Perl and MySQL

Hi Dabits,

   You'll need to increase the MySQL connection limit.
Restart the SQL server with a bigger value for
max_connections .

To see current settings. type :
mysql> show variables;


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