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1. How many conueries am I allowed per month?
2. Why do connections count so much towards conueries?
3. What does that "ratio" mean on the mysql usage page?
4. How do I check how many conueries I've used?

 
Conueries Description
"Conueries" is a term we at DreamHost came up with to measure MySQL database usage. The word is a combination of "connections" and "queries", as that is what the unit is derived from! Basically, the number of MySQL queries you have in a month, plus 25 times the number of connections you have is your total "conueries" for a month!

Last updated: Mar 24, 2002.

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Question What does that "ratio" mean on the mysql usage page?
The ratio column gives you the number of queries divided by 25 times the number of connects, and is an indicator of whether you're using a disproportionate number of database connections. A value ... (more)
Question How do I check how many conueries I've used?
Simply go to the Status > Mysql Usage area of the Web Panel and you'll see a summary for all your domains. That page also shows you your MySQL disk usage, as well as detailed information on num... (more)
Question How many conueries am I allowed per month?
There are no longer any hard limits on conueries for any of our plans! We still track them, but unless you're in the top .01% of our database users, you'll never need to worry about conuery usage ... (more)
Question Why do connections count so much towards conueries?
Database connections use far more system resources than the average database query does. Because of this, we want to encourage people to make as few connections as possible with their code. So we "p... (more)