Mysql Optimization Service, a few words about it...
  • Most common technique of tuning MySQL servers is to cache results in RAM memory.
  • RAM memory is considerably faster than any persistent storage type (disk/SSD) and as databases grow in size over time we need to make sure we allocate enough memory for the MySQL server to run as fast as possible.
  • The default configuration MySQL configuration is usually enough for small websites, but every at least few months we should at least check if can improve the configuration.
  • For this purpose we can use the script, which will access the MySQL server statistics since the last restart and based on that will output results in a more friendly format.
  • Mysql optimization part that is mostly done using mysqltunner application.
  • mysqltunner is a perl script that can run locally or on a remote server and allows you to optimize some of the values within the mysql configuration file.
  • When first running the script the current configuration variables and status data is retrieved and presented in a brief format along with some basic performance suggestions.
  • It supports most of the existing Unix versions on the market
  • Windows is not supported at this time
  • Indexing Strategies for High Performance
  • Index Maintenance
  • Index and Performance

Check our online tutorials on database optimization. We covered a few key features of the database optimization process, that includes: