Monitor MySQL Performance with mytop

By | 2013/01/10

mytop is an excellent app to monitor mysql performance. Let’s check it out!

Firstly, install mytop:

$ sudo apt-get install mytop

Run mytop with tack tack prompt to have mytop prompt for the root mysql password:

$ mytop --prompt

Done! You can now monitor the number of mysql queries the server is processing as well as key buffer efficiency.


When loaded, press d to prompt for a specific database name to monitor.


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