Tag: DDL

MySQL crashes on DDL statement: a lesson on purge threads

Recently there have been several issues reported to me about DDL activity causing MySQL crash scenarios. In one case it stemmed from dropping multiple databases, one after the other in rapid succession. But in the case that I was recently…

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In depth: MySQL 5.6+ DDL

Kevin Markwardt, MySQL Database Consultant at Pythian, provides an in-depth look at MySQL 5.6+ DDL.

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