Monthly Archives: July 2013

MySQL reconnect issues or ‘The last packet successfully received from the server XX milliseconds ago’ errors

If you encounter problems with stale connections in your pools after long period of inactivity, like this for instance: 2013-07-18 08:40:21,671[ERROR,JDBCExceptionReporter] The last packet successfully received from the server was 50,286,413 milliseconds ago. The last packet sent successfully to the … Continue reading

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Getting rid of CLOSE_WAITs in Tomcat 6/7 with mod_proxy

If you happen to have operate an application iwth long request / response cycles and you experience pile ups of CLOSE_WAITs, you should consider the following: a) redesign you application. If possible, try to detach processes asynchronously, by using threading, … Continue reading

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