System Tuning for mySQL

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • How to tune Red Hat Enterprise Linux system for mySQL database?
  • High memory consumption on mySQL system
  • High CPU consumption on host system
  • How to configure swap memory for a mySQL database
  • Slower than expected IO performance running mySQL on RHEL


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Subscriber exclusive content

A Red Hat subscription provides unlimited access to our knowledgebase, tools, and much more.

Current Customers and Partners

Log in for full access

Log In

New to Red Hat?

Learn more about Red Hat subscriptions

Using a Red Hat product through a public cloud?

How to access this content