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Graphing MySQL performance with Prometheus and Grafana

 | February 29, 2016 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MySQL, Prometheus

  This post explains how you can quickly start using such trending tools as Prometheus and Grafana for monitoring and graphing of MySQL and system performance. Update, February 20, 2017: Since this blog post was published, we have released Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM), which is the easiest way to monitor MySQL and MongoDB using Grafana […]

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Monitoring MongoDB Response Time

 | February 26, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Prometheus

In this blog post, we’ll discuss how using Prometheus can help with monitoring MongoDB response time. I am currently comparing the performance of different storage engines on Percona Server for MongoDB, using a slightly customized version of Tim Callaghan’s sysbench-mongodb. Since I’m interested in measuring response time for database operations, I created a very simple exporter of response time […]

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Prometheus as an Engine for MySQL Monitoring

 | January 14, 2016 |  Posted In: Prometheus

When I first discovered Graphite years ago, I was very impressed with its monitoring capabilities.  Compared to many RRD-based tools that were popular at the time (like Cacti), Graphite separated the captured data and graphs, allowing you to do all kinds of math and transformations while visualizing data. For example, I could plot the relationship […]

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