Blog about life in Holland (and a lot of other stuff)
Tjongejonge, this year ended as suddenly as it began, I couldn't even find time to blog. This post is the tenth and the last one in 2018 (but I'm seriously considering improving on that matter).
On the positive side, this year has been so eventful that it's a challenge to recap all things of importance.Read on »
My current project makes use of the MySQL database, which runs in a Docker container.
At a certain moment connecting to the database became excruciatingly slow, taking tens of seconds to establish a single connection. After that everything would work as expected.
The application opens a connection some hundred times, so the startup time had become really unacceptable.
I've spent a lot of time hunting that down, and then even more time looking for a solution as I failed to find any on StackOverflow. But finally I've solved this.Read on »