Author - Leonardo Bacchi Fernandes

Analyzing MySQL with strace

Analyzing MySQL with strace

In this blog post, we will briefly explore the OS tool strace. It is not widely used due to its performance impacts, and we don’t recommend using it in production. Still, it is amazing at helping you understand some things that happen in MySQL, where the OS is involved, and as a last case […]

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A Simple Approach to Troubleshooting High CPU in MySQL

High CPU in MySQL

One of our customers recently asked whether it is possible to identify, from the MySQL side, the query that is causing high CPU usage on his system. The usage of simple OS tools to find the culprit has been a widely used technique for a long time by PostgreSQL and Oracle DBAs, but it […]

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