Akshay Suryawanshi

Site Reliability Engineer, Tumblr

Akshay started working with MySQL when it was 5.0. He worked at database service providers like Datavail and Percona. While at Percona, he managed a team of DBA in the APAC region. Currently, he works as a Site Reliability Engineer at Tumblr, where he is making the MySQL environment better.


This is a hands-on tutotial on setting up MySQL monitoring for your production systems using Nagios (the main focus), Cacti and briefly Zabbix. The tutorial is based on the real best practice from Percona Remote DBA team and proven over time. Topics and tasks to be covered: * Active and passive monitoring with Nagios * Monitoring OS parameters of MySQL server * Monitoring MySQL service,... [read more]