MySQL Process Consuming High CPU Utilization

(Doc ID 1455988.1)

Last updated on JUNE 09, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Why does the 'top' command show mysqld under heavy cpu usage (>200%) yet there is little work happening on the system?


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