MySQLTuner – MYSQL Optimization and Tunning Script in Linux

The easiest way in Linux to optimize MYSQL data server performance, is to use mysqltuner script.

MySQLTuner is a script written in perl that will assist you with your MySQL configuration & make recommendations for increased performance and stability.

The simplest is to download the latest MySQLTuner version in plain text to your server using wget mysqltuner.pl command:

wget mysqltuner.pl

chmod 0700 mysqltuner.pl

./mysqltuner.pl

Another easy method is to install the mysqltuner application, since is already added to the Ubuntu repositories. Below is an example of an installation in Ubuntu version 18.4

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get -y upgrade

sudo apt-get install mysqltuner

sudo mysqltuner

As a result, you should get recommendations like this:

-------- Recommendations ----------
General recommendations:
  Control warning line(s) into /var/log/mysql/error.log file
  Control error line(s) into /var/log/mysql/error.log file
  MySQL started within last 24 hours - recommendations may be inaccurate
  Configure your accounts with ip or subnets only, then update your configuration with skip-name-resolve=1
  Adjust your join queries to always utilize indexes
Variables to adjust:
  join_buffer_size (> 1.0M, or always use indexes with joins)

 

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