If the database is up and down intermittently, I'd check for Out of memory errors killing mysql in /var/log/messages, first.Hello House my own case is even too bad i don't know what to do.
i run directadmin on one of vps server.
but since then i have been sufering this issue and since a self managed server i don't know where to run to.
this what i am getting, and each time this happen all the site on the server database will stop working.
This message has been automatically generated notifying you that the service mysqld is currently down.
Please your help is highly needed