MySQL® is one of the most popular relational database management systems being used today. Its popularity with SQL admins who manage data sets puts it at the back end of many tiered applications.
But with great popularity comes great responsibility, especially for an IT admin who is new to monitoring and managing MySQL instances. This is a different skill set than what most database administrators (DBA) are used to. DBAs code queries and configure database settings. The management and monitoring aspect is all about the environment’s health, risk, and optimization opportunities.
Which counters are the most important to monitor to ensure the best ODBC user experience? The following guide answers this question.