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How to reduce time to shutdown on a busy MySQL database (Doc ID 2713474.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 07, 2022

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A typical highly active database can take time to shutdown, which can run over into, eg the start of a maintenance window.

There are some configuration steps that can be taken to assist in reducing the time taken for a DB to safely shutdown in the lead up to the shutdown command being issued.


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