Nov 05, 2018
 Percona Live Open Source Database Conference Europe 2018
  Sveta Smirnova, Alexander Rubin

Performance Schema is powerful diagnostic instrument for:

- Query performance
- Complicated locking issues
- Memory leaks
- Resource usage
- Problematic behavior, caused by inappropriate settings
- More

It comes with hundreds of options which allow precisely tune what to instrument. More than 100 consumers store collected data.

In this tutorial we will try all important instruments out. We will provide test environment and few typical problems which could be hardly solved without Performance Schema. You will not only learn how to collect and use this information, but have experience with it.

About the Authors

Sveta Smirnova

Sveta joined Percona in 2015. Her main professional interests are problem solving, working with tricky issues, bugs, finding patterns which can solve typical issues quicker, teaching others how to deal with MySQL issues, bugs and gotchas effectively. Before joining Percona Sveta worked as Support Engineer in MySQL Bugs Analysis Support Group in MySQL AB-Sun-Oracle. She is author of book "MySQL Troubleshooting" and JSON UDF functions for MySQL.

Alexander Rubin

Alexander joined Percona in 2013. Alexander worked with MySQL since 2000 as DBA and Application Developer. Before joining Percona he was doing MySQL consulting as a principal consultant for over 7 years (started with MySQL AB in 2006, then Sun Microsystems and then Oracle). He helped many customers design large, scalable and highly available MySQL systems and optimize MySQL performance. Alexander also helped customers design Big Data stores with Apache Hadoop and related technologies.