Problems with Cached DBI connections

Dan Rowles d.rowles at
Tue Nov 14 11:45:32 GMT 2006

Are you sure that you explicitly disconnect at the end of any cron jobs?


Simon Wistow wrote:
> Has anybody else seen a phenomenom where they're using cached DBI
> connections but N processes run out of connections despite the fact that
> the DB (in this case MySQL - not sure if that's relevant) has a
> connection limit of M where N<M?
> FWIW "show processlist" shows that there are indeed M connections coming
> in but I'm not sure where from.
> Ideas? Workarounds? Fact of life?

Dan Rowles
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