We are running a PHP web site with the Mysql RDS from Amazon, there is a need to change the PHP cache size to make the server run more effectively. Normally this would be done in the my.cnf file but as you know with RDS you use the parameter groups. If you don’t have the RDS tools on your server then look to the another blogg by me for the instructions on getting it up and running Change the max_allowed_packet Amazon RDS
Once you have it working then back here.
You only need to do this part if you did not create a parameter group
rds-create-db-parameter-group NAMEOFGROUP -f DATABASEVERSION -d “My custom database parameter group”
NAMEOFGROUP – If this is a single multi used database, give it a generic name otherwise give it the name of the RDS name
DATABASEVERSION – at the time of writing mysql5.1 mysql5.5
rds-create-db-parameter-group mydbgroup -f…
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