Cannot Write to MySQL When Purging Binary Logs (Doc ID 1531940.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 04, 2016

Applies to:

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

Goal

We purged many GB worth of old binary logs, and while this process was running, things started backing up on our MySQL server as writes seem to be blocking.
 

Solution

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