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A few tips for a smoother starting experience for WordPress Application
Change the database image from maridb:10.4 to mariadb:10.8 for a more consistent database booting experience.
We have seen some cases where mariadb:10.4 fails to fully setup/boot and "looks like it is running" but all incoming connections fail
Go to the App Store
Typically no changes, but be aware changes are possible
We have seen instances where "mariadb:10.4" fails to fully initialize and will not accept connections.
1) Change to "mariadb:10.8"
2) Set the root password to something you know so that you have more options later
3) Adjust the size of your mysqldb if you know you will upload more than "just a little data" (for example, at least 5GB)
Here is an example environment
MYSQL_DATABASE = sqldb
MYSQL_USER = useruser
MYSQL_PASSWORD = passpass
MYSQL_ROOT_PASSWORD = rootroot <- notice this line is different
If you need to get data in/out of your database remotely
There are quite a few items here that are helpful