[CentOS] phpMyAdmin high Memory usage

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 21:13:30 UTC 2007

On 3/19/07, Matthew Martz <mdmartz at gflug.net> wrote:
> I installed phpMyAdmin on CentOS 4.4.

I'm sorry.

> Should I be seeing this spike in Memory usage?  The spikes only last about
> 5 seconds but my manager doesn't want to see those jumps.

He's okay with phpmyadmin, but doesn't want memory used?

> The databases appear to be about 450MB-600MB.

Not bad, but what operation were you performing on the database at the
time? complex queries with joins and such will drive memory/processor
usage up.

> On a side note I had a requirement from the dev group here to set php to a
> maximum memory usage of 1GB due to the large files that are being parsed

Holy CRAP that's huge. Is this a real need, or is this just the dev
group wanting to not fix a problem? This seems like it could very
quickly get out of hand if more than a user or two decide to kick off
similar processes.

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