Sleeping connections

Why is it so important to close connections to databases if there’s no explicit need to keep them open (which usually the case)?


  • Icinga reports high usage of allowed connections (>90%) on master MySQL server.
  • No running queries or any specific in processlist. All the connections are sleeping … Continue reading

PHP-APC collector for Diamond published

I’ve created the php-apc status collector for Diamond. It’s available on github under Diamond-PhpCollectors:

This collector is for collecting APC (Alternative PHP Cache) statistics for Graphite.


To be able to use the plugin first of all you will need to put the included stats_apc.php to the www directory … Continue reading