MySQL Operating System Metrics

Analyze your MySQL hosting operating system metrics with ScaleGrid DBaaS, including CPU usage, system memory, and disk usage.

ScaleGrid MySQL hosting and database management solutions come with advanced monitoring metrics to help ensure the continuous health of your deployments. Each cluster comes with it's own unique MySQL Monitoring Console found on your cluster details page.

Click on your Monitoring icon to get started:


MySQL Hosting Operating System Metrics

In this help doc, we're going to walk you through all of the MySQL metrics under the Operating System Metrics tab of your Monitoring Console.


Find Your Other MySQL Deployment Metrics

MySQL Overview Metrics
MySQL InnoDB Metrics
MySQL Replication Metrics

At the top of your MySQL Monitoring Console, you can use the dropdown menus to change the view for your MySQL master vs. slave(s), time period, and time zone.

You can also click the green Compare Servers link to analyze how your master and slave(s) perform side-by-side for any given time range.



Chart Annotations

Indicates that the role (Primary/Secondary/Master/Slave) of the Server instance changed

Indicates that the Server process restarted


Analyze your MySQL CPU usage:

  • USER: The percentage of time the CPU spent in user applications (green)
  • SYSTEM: The percentage of time the CPU spent in the operating system (purple)
  • NICE: The percentage of time the CPU spent in nice mode (green)
  • IOWAIT: The percentage of time the CPU spent waiting for IO operations to complete (purple)

MySQL System Memory

MySQL System Memory (RAM) usage:

  • USED (KB): Used memory (green)
  • FREE (KB): Free memory (purple)
  • BUFFERS (KB): Memory used for buffers (green)
  • CACHED (KB): Memory used for page cache (purple)

MySQL Disk Usage

Analyze your MySQL Disk usage:

  • READ (KB/sec): Total disk reads/sec (purple)
  • WRITE (KB/sec): Total disk writes/sec (blue)