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Lock wait timeout exceeded; try restarting transaction+MySQL

Posted on 2014-08-26
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Last Modified: 2014-09-24
I am getting below error in one of MySQL Database. Please review the below mentioned existing MySQL DB configurations and advise which settings I have to modify to resolve below error.

Error: java.sql.SQLException: Lock wait timeout exceeded; try restarting transaction

Existing configurations:
1. select @@lock_wait_timeout;
Output: 31536000

2. show variables like '%tx_isolation%';

3. show variables like '%wait_timeout%';
Variable_Name                               value
innodb_lock_wait_timeout              50
lock_wait_timeout                           31536000
wait_timeout                                   28800
Question by:sqldba2013
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Loganathan Natarajan earned 1500 total points
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Try to increase this value innodb_lock_wait_timeout   =     to 300 or 500

Author Comment

ID: 40285170
I have used below command to set innodb_lock_wait_timeout to 500.

set innodb_lock_wait_timeout=500;

when I reconnected to MSQL it was showing old value 50.

Do I need to restart services or above command is wrong?

I have executed above command in workbench tool.
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by:Loganathan Natarajan
ID: 40285190
you have to restart the service only then the settings value will be set
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Author Comment

ID: 40285252
I have restarted services and still its showing old value 50.Untitled.jpg

Author Comment

ID: 40311363
Please advise how to increase Lock wait timeout value in NDB cluster.
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by:Loganathan Natarajan
ID: 40311389
are you sure in your mysql config file  settings changed? I still doubt that you've not changed that.   just open the file again and check whether settings changed or not

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ID: 40341698
Thanks...I have resolved issue myself by changing deadlocktimeout value.

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