cPanel Server : Restoring MySQL SimLink.

If you’re unable to restart mysqld and troubleshooting the cause: if u log into SSH and go to /tmp you may see that there is no simlink

To create a simlink you can do the following:

cd /var/lib/mysql/
touch mysql.sock
chmod 1777 mysql.sock
chown mysql.mysql mysql.sock

Create a symlink for the sock file :-
ln -s /var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock /tmp

Restart mysql :- service mysql restart

Then your MySQL service should be back to normal.

How To Set Up A Load-Balanced MySQL Cluster With MySQL 5.1

This tutorial is based on Falko Timme’s tutorial for MySQL Cluster 5.0. It shows how to configure a MySQL 5.1 cluster with five nodes: 1 x management, 2 x storage nodes and 2 x balancer nodes. This cluster is load-balanced by an Ultra Monkey package which provides heartbeat (for checking if the other node is still alive) and ldirectord (to split up the requests to the nodes of the MySQL cluster).
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Turbo charging MySQL by setting up the query cache

To make sure MySQL uses the query cache, there are a few variables you need to set in the configuration file . Usually its my.cnf or my.ini so check on your server with the shell command locate , in our case we are running on a CentOS 5.2  distro and to its my.cnf located in /etc so we opened it by using :   nano /etc/my.cnf

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