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MySQL Connections

Posted by Lukas Vileikis on Sep 22, 2021 10:00:00 AM

If you are a developer that finds himself frequently using MySQL for database administration, you probably already know a thing or two about it. You might know what CRUD (Create Read Update Delete) queries are, and you might know a thing or two about MySQL or MariaDB storage engines, database design, the kinds of indexes MySQL and MariaDB offers, also partitions. If you have ever dug deeper into MySQL or MariaDB, you might have also noticed that it has a limit of connections that it permits. 

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Topics: database dashboard, database operations, sql server monitoring, sql monitoring tools, database monitoring, sqlmonitor, sqlperformance, sqlmanager, database farm, farmmanagement

Database Uptime 101

Posted by Lukas Vileikis on Sep 15, 2021 9:00:00 AM

If you have ever developed something, whether an application or a website, you probably know how critical uptime is. Uptime is not talked about since it’s frequently found to be imperative for most companies to complete their daily operations. Once our services are down, we are doing everything we can to make them available again because the longer they are down, the more issues will be caused. 

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Topics: database dashboard, database operations, sql server monitoring, sql monitoring tools, database monitoring, sqlmonitor, sqlperformance, sqlmanager, database farm, farmmanagement

Job Statuses in dbWatch - the How, Why and When

Posted by Lukas Vileikis on Aug 31, 2021 7:00:00 AM

Monitoring the status of database instances is the daily task of every database administrator or even a developer. Database monitoring these days can be incredibly complex and time-consuming if performed manually: thankfully, there are tools like dbWatch that can help you in time of need. If you are a user of dbWatch, you have noticed that it has a thing called “job statuses”: this blog post should provide some insight into it. 

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Topics: database dashboard, database operations, sql server monitoring, sql monitoring tools, database monitoring, sqlmonitor, sqlperformance, sqlmanager, database farm, farmmanagement

Managing Database Farms vs. Managing Single Database Instances with dbWatch

Posted by Lukas Vileikis on Aug 24, 2021 7:00:00 AM

If you are a frequent reader of the dbWatch blog, you might have noticed that this blog has discussed SQL instance management and database farm management in the past. The previous blog on SQL instance management versus database farm management discussed the core differences between managing SQL instances and database farms – look at this blog post as an extension of it. 

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Topics: database dashboard, database operations, sql server monitoring, sql monitoring tools, database monitoring, sqlmonitor, sqlperformance, sqlmanager, database farm, farmmanagement