Optimizing MySQL Performance: Choosing the Right Tool for the Job

Apr 16, 2014

Percona MySQL Webinar

Listen to a recording of this presentation: http://www.percona.com/resources/mysql-webinars/optimizing-mysql-perform...

Application performance is a key aspect of ensuring a good experience for your end users. But finding and fixing performance bottlenecks is difficult in the complex systems that define today's web applications. Having a method and knowing how to use the tools available can significantly reduce the amount of time between problems manifesting and fixes being deployed.

This presentation will cover the primary tools used for performance optimization of MySQL running on Linux. This presentation will cover vmstat, iostat,top, netstat, ethtool, oprofile, perf, pt-diskstats, pt-ioprofile, pt-pmp, and more.

By the end of the session, you will know how to choose the right tool for the right problem, understand system components and how their inter-relationships affect performance, and fix identified bottlenecks.