Tag - Query Analytics

Percona Monitoring and Management 1.5: QAN in Grafana Interface

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In this post, we’ll examine how we’ve improved the GUI layout for Percona Monitoring and Management 1.5 by moving the Query Analytics (QAN) functions into the Grafana interface.
For Percona Monitoring and Management users, you might notice that QAN appears a little differently in our 1.5 release. We’ve taken steps to unify the PMM interface […]

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Webinar Thursday Sept. 15: Identifying and Solving Database Performance Issues with PMM

PMM

Please join Roman Vynar, Lead Platform Engineer on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 10 am PDT (UTC-7) for a webinar on Identifying and Solving Database Performance Issues with PMM.
Database performance is the key to high-performance applications. Gaining visibility into the database is the key to improving database performance. Percona’s Monitoring and Management (PMM) provides […]

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Tired of MySQL Making You Wait? Webinar: Questions and Answers

We’d like to thank everybody for joining us on January 7th for our “Tired of MySQL Making You Wait?” webinar with Percona’s Alexander Rubin, Principal Consultant and SolarWinds’ Janis Griffin, Database Evangelist.
Too often developers and DBAs struggle to pinpoint the root cause of performance issues and then spend too much time in trying to […]

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Slow query graphs using Performance Schema and Graphite

I love graphs. They just make things easier when it comes to finding patterns. I also love visibility. Having the ability to known what is going on inside the database is priceless. How about having visibility of the slow queries execution time on a graph? Let’s do it.
We’ve already described how to get query […]

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MySQL query digest with Performance Schema

Data Analysis

Query analysis is a fantastic path in the pursuit to achieve high performance. It’s also probably the most repeated part of a DBA’s daily adventure. For most of us, the weapon of choice is definitely pt-query-digest, which is one of the best tools for slow query analysis out there.
Why not use pt-query-digest? Well, sometimes […]

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Introducing email reports for Percona Cloud Tools!

For those PCT users who forget to regularly check query performance, you can now get server query reports delivered to your email daily or weekly. The report contains a digest of the most critical performance information related to a particular MySQL instance, enabling you to act on any recent issues. There are convenient links […]

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Faster fingerprints and Go packages for MySQL

I’m happy to announce Go packages for MySQL. Particularly exciting is a new query fingerprint function which is very fast and efficient, but I’ll talk about that later. First, go-mysql is currently three simple Go packages for parsing and aggregating MySQL slow logs. If you’ve been following Percona development, you’ve no doubt heard of Percona Cloud Tools (PCT), […]

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Using Percona Cloud Tools to solve real-world MySQL problems

For months when speaking with customers I have been positioning Percona Cloud Tools (PCT) as a valuable tool for the DBA/Developer/SysAdmin but only recently have I truly been able to harness the data and make a technical recommendation to a customer that I feel would have been very difficult to accomplish otherwise.
Let me provide […]

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5 great new features from Percona Cloud Tools for MySQL

It’s been three months since we announced anything for Percona Cloud Tools, not because we’ve been idle but because we’ve been so busy the time flew by!  Here’s the TL;DR to pique your interest:

EXPLAIN queries in real-time through the web app
Query Analytics for Performance Schema
Dashboards: customizable, shared groups of charts
Install and upgrade the agent […]

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MySQL Slow Query Log: Tools and Tips

MySQL has a nice feature: MySQL slow query log, which allows you to log all queries that exceed a predefined about of time to execute. Peter Zaitsev first wrote about this back in 2006 – there have been a few other posts here on the MySQL Performance Blog since then (check this and this, […]

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