How Many Queries per Second is Too High?

I have a MySQL Database that is averaging 97 queries per second.
What is considered too many?

When your database machine falls over. If it’s keeping up (CPU and memory usage are reasonable) then the right number for queries/second is whatever your application needs.


Excellent. Thank you.

Ignition has a nice feature where you can see the slow logs under the database status. Optimizing your slow queries could mean less queries per second if you have a lot of queries stacking up. Just in case you ever notice you do go over the limit it’s not a bad place to start.

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