[plug] server load spikes

William Kenworthy billk at iinet.net.au
Fri Apr 16 22:15:19 WST 2004

Try metalog - can be set to cache the entries and seems pretty low
overhead. I also use metalog to trigger a perl script to enter the
message in a (local) mysql database which is synced across to another
machine every few minutes.

Now Mysql causes the spikes, specially when being port scanned etc -
metalog never did!


On Fri, 2004-04-16 at 20:53, Craig Ringer wrote:
> I think I found the source of those server load spikes, and it's

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