Anatoliy Dimitrov's Blog

January 19, 2015

Advanced MariaDB monitoring with Nagios

Nagios, one of the most popular hardware, network, and application monitoring tools, can also handle advanced MariaDB monitoring. With Nagios you can monitor the MariaDB server and its performance, as well as individual MariaDB databases and the information in them.

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August 19, 2014

Using resource monitoring to avoid user service overload

With MariaDB, as with any service, you must monitor user resource usage to ensure optimal performance. MariaDB provides detailed statistics for resource usage on per-user basis that you can use for database service monitoring and optimization. User statistics are especially useful in shared environments to prevent a single gluttonous user from causing server-wide performance deterioration. If you detect abnormal use, you can apply fine-grained limits, as we'll see.

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