Magento 2 Crashing due to MySQL / Cron Jobs

Magento 2 Crashing due to MySQL / Cron Jobs

We have come across a few instances now where a module that was not written correctly, and that made use of the Magento Cron framework caused MySQL to stop responding. When MySQL stops responding then it basically crashes Magento. Tell tale signs in various logs point to the end effect, but not the root cause. […]