MySQL Monitoring with Nagios


Nagios provides complete monitoring of MySQL databases, including availability, database and table sizes, and many other key metrics!

The easy-to-use built-in MySQL Server Wizard features metrics like:

  • Connection Time
  • Uptime
  • Open Connections
  • Thread Cache Hit Rate
  • Query Cache Hit Rate
  • MyISAM Key Cache Hit Rate
  • InnoDB Buffer Pool Hit Rate
  • Log Waits
  • Table Cache Hit Rate
  • Index Usage
  • Slow Queries
  • Long-running Processes
  • Slave I/O
  • Slave SQL
  • Slave Lag


Implementing effective MySQL monitoring with Nagios offers the following benefits:

  • Increased application availability
  • Increased database performance
  • Fast detection of database outages, failures, and table corruption
  • Predictive analysis of storage requirements and index performance

Offloading MySQL to Remote Server

Check out our step-by-step guide for offloading the MySQL services from the central Nagios XI server to an external, remote server. Offloading MySQL to Remote Server


These Nagios solutions provide MySQL monitoring capabilities and benefits:


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