MySQL database server experiencing issues

SUMMARY: MySQL database server experiencing issues
POSTED ON: 03/12/2013
START TIME: Mar 12 10:30 AM
END TIME: Mar 12 10:40 AM
DESCRIPTION: The ITS Help Desk has received reports that websites using a MySQL database on the ITS-managed server are showing errors. The error messages seem to indicate that there is a problem with connection to the MySQL database server. The problem has been reported and is being looked at.

We apologize for the inconvenience.
UPDATE:03/12/2013 11:40 AM: The MySQL database server needed to be restarted. All affected websites should now be okay.