Installing MySQL Governor

July 18, 2023 / SQL

We will clarify what MySQL Governor is and how to install MySQL Governor in this post.

What is MySQL Governor?

On a shared server, MySQL is one of the most common causes of problems. MySQL Governor keeps track of MySQL use and throttles offenders to prevent the server from being overloaded, improving overall reliability and efficiency.

Introduction:- MySQL governor is provided by CloudLinux and allows the system administrator to set LVE limits for MySQL users.

Follow the procedure:-

Install the MySQL-governor package: 

yum install governor-mysql

Next, the MySQL or MariaDB version will need to be selected:

/usr/share/lve/dbgovernor/ –mysql-version=$MYSQL_VERSION

 $MYSQL_VERSION will be one of the following:


  1. mariadb100
  2. mariadb101
  3. mariadb102
  4. mariadb103


  1. mysql56
  2. mysql57
  3. mysql80

After selecting the version you can install:

/usr/share/lve/dbgovernor/ --install

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