How to Increase the Productivity of Your MySQL DBAs

Author: Robert Agar

MySQL is one of the most popular relational database management systems (RDBMS) in the world. Only Oracle has a larger installed base. Professional database administrators should have at least a good working knowledge of MySQL as they are likely to be called upon to exercise these skills in the multi-platform environments that are prevalent in the IT industry. The database platform is used by many well-known websites such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

Why is MySQL so Popular?

MySQL is widely used as the backend of website applications for a variety of reasons. It is an open-source database platform developed by industry leader Oracle. Here are some of the factors that are driving its popularity for web-based applications.

Enhanced Productivity with the Right Tool

The advantages of using MySQL make it a logical choice for use as a component of many computing environments. DBAs will often be responsible for multiple instances that may be spread out over on-premises servers and cloud providers.

SQL Diagnostic Manager for MySQL is a feature-rich monitoring and management application that will help your database team increase their productivity.

The tool supports on-premises MySQL databases as well as cloud instances including Amazon RDS for MySQL/MariaDB/Aurora, Microsoft Azure Database for MySQL, Google Cloud SQL for MySQL, and Oracle MySQL Cloud Service.

Here are some of the specific features that make this an indispensable tool for MySQL DBAs.

This is just a sample of the features found in SQL Diagnostic Manager for MySQL that will make a database team more productive while ensuring that the database environment is performing well. It’s an application that will make your team wonder how they got along without it.