Thursday, July 06, 2006

Measuring MySQL resources consumption on Linux

If you have ever felt the need of measuring how much of your resources a MySQL process is eating up, you're welcome to share my experience on the subject, reading Measuring resources for a MySQL server on Linux, which also introduces mysqlresources, a new command line tool that gets your server's statitics from the operating system and prints a nice report.

With MySQL, it's easy to get statistics from the server itself, but sometimes you need a view from the outside. mysqlresources does just that. Read on.

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