Very slow MySQL performance
mgb-ubuntu at yosemite.net
Tue Jan 3 09:25:15 UTC 2006
On Tue, 2006-01-03 at 00:28, Dave M G wrote:
> I am running MySQL 4.1 on Ubunti 5.10 on a Pentium 3 500Mhz with 512MB
> I control MySQL through phpMyAdmin via FireFox, in order to simulate as
> close as possible the environment that I use to manage my web sites on
> my hosting service.
> The performance of executing even the simplest of commands is brutally
> slow. A good thirty seconds to a minute for just about any command
That's plenty of computer. You can run a mid-range LAMP stack on that
serving dozens of hits per second.
I assume that "top" shows the system is idle. The first thing I'd
check then would be hosts/DNS/reverse-DNS.
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