MySQL Server Diagnostics Beyond Monitoring

  • Review key variables from different SHOW commands: Commom considerations and pitfalls.
  • Briefly describe how to use sar-sql to get time lapsed snapshots of server status
  • Review examples to properly diagnose issues with Replication, Memory usage, Performance, Network problems, etc.
  • Review which status values are relevant in each case
  • Review other FOSS tools to perform similar analysis.
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Gerardo Narvaja

MariaDB Corp.

Worked in the software industry for more than 20 years, spending most of my career working on database software as a consultant, sales engineer and DBA. Worked for MySQL for a little more than 6 years. I am currently working for OpenMarket Inc as a Sr MySQL DBA.

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