Something is spiking memory on my server and MySQL is shutting down as a result. It doesn’t seem to matter how much memory I throw at it, it just maxes out and shuts down.
This morning I implemented a plan of shutting down plugins until it happens again. I started with a database reset plugin and so far so good. I’m not hopeful, though, because this is the same problem I had before moving to Digital Ocean, so I imagine it’s just a matter of time before it comes back. Here’s the order I’ll be disabling plugins
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- WP Super Cache
If it gets down to Akismet, there’ll be trouble. The comment spam is crazy and there’s no way to keep up with it manually.
Keep enjoying the posts or the “error establishing database connection” error message, whatever happens to be showing that day.