MySQLTuner v1.3.0

It’s been three long years since the last MySQLTuner release but you’ll now find version 1.3.0 available on GitHub. You can get it from the git repository or via these extremely simple methods: wget -O wget --trust-server-names There are a bunch of new features and fixes that you can find in the list of commits from today (2014-02-21). Some of the bigger adjustments include: Basic support for MariaDB 10....

2014-02-22 · 1 min · Major Hayden

MySQLTuner mentioned at the O’Reilly MySQL Conference

If you push play, the video should scoot out to about the 14m40s mark where MySQLTuner appears on one of the slides. Thanks to Trent Hornibrook for letting me know!

2011-04-16 · 1 min · Major Hayden

MySQLTuner 1.0.0 is now available

It has finally arrived. MySQLTuner 1.0.0 is now available for download. Major improvements include full support for MySQL 5.1 and Solaris. You can review other changes in the changelog. As always, I’d like to personally thank everyone who has made this release possible. Your efforts have provided benefits from MySQL users worldwide, and they have shown me how rewarding it is to maintain open source software.

2008-12-02 · 1 min · Major Hayden

MySQLTuner 0.9.9 is now available

MySQLTuner 0.9.9 is now available for download. There’s a new wiki for the script at The new wiki contains links to downloads, changelogs, and other details. If you want to know when the latest releases are available, there are multiple options: Follow RackerHacker on Twitter Sign up for the MySQLTuner mailing list Use the --checkversion option when you run the script

2008-09-08 · 1 min · Major Hayden

MySQLTuner 0.9.8 is now available

MySQLTuner 0.9.8 is now available for download and it is full of new changes! So far, MySQLTuner has been downloaded almost 24,000 times. Thanks for making it so popular. Easy download! You can download it simply by running wget You will automatically be redirected to the script. Access servers remotely If you have multiple servers that you need to tune and monitor, simply download MySQLTuner onto one machine. You can run it against other servers by specifying a hostname, port, and login credentials....

2008-07-21 · 2 min · Major Hayden

Calling all creative types: I need a slogan

As some of you may know, MySQLTuner is one of my favorite projects. It’s approaching the 1.0 release and I feel like celebrating. I thought about putting together some T-shirts (because as a nerd, I enjoy the occasional techy T-shirt), but I can’t come up with a good slogan. I’ve heard of some pretty hilarious slogans for database-related activities, like “DBA’s know how to take dumps” and “don’t overflow my buffer”, but I’m trying to come up with some good ones for MySQLTuner....

2008-07-15 · 1 min · Major Hayden

MySQLTuner is now a Fedora 9 package!

Thanks to some work started by Ville Skyttä, MySQLTuner is now included in Fedora 9 repositories: # cat /etc/fedora-release Fedora release 9 (Sulphur) # yum info mysqltuner Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, priorities, refresh-packagekit Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * updates: * fedora: * livna: Available Packages Name : mysqltuner Arch : noarch Version : 0.9.1 Release : 4 Size : 11 k Repo : updates Summary : MySQL high performance tuning script URL : http://mysqltuner....

2008-06-27 · 1 min · Major Hayden

MySQLTuner 0.9.1 available for Mandriva users

Thanks to some hard work from Oden Eriksson and Frederik Himpe, MySQLTuner 0.9.1 is available in a Mandriva package.

2008-06-22 · 1 min · Major Hayden

MySQLTuner v0.9.1 is now available

MySQLTuner v0.9.1 is now available! This long-awaited update includes bug fixes, feature enhancements, and compatibility improvements. MySQLTuner now checks for fragmented tables When deletes or updates are made on tables, MySQL will often leave holes behind that it hopes to fill in later. If the size and quantity keep climbing, the holes can cause performance degradation for writes and reads. Fragmentation can be corrected with OPTIMIZE TABLE, and the script recommends it if needed....

2008-06-19 · 2 min · Major Hayden

MySQLTuner v0.9.0 is now available

MySQLTuner v0.9.0 is now available. There is a bug fix and also a new feature! Fixed a bug in the enumeration/sizing of tables in MySQL 5 In MySQL 5 on some distributions, a NULL is returned for the storage engine and data length. Luuk Vosslamber quickly e-mailed me about the bug yesterday and it has been fixed. MySQLTuner version checking MySQLTuner will now check to see if a new version is available when the script runs....

2008-04-06 · 1 min · Major Hayden