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Performance_schema success stories : host summary tables

This question was asked at support by a customer to solve a difficult issue.

How to identify a sporadic burst of queries coming from one of the hosts accessing the database ?

If there are hundreds of hosts, it can be challenging, especially if the queries are fast. No chance for them to get logged in the famous slow query log !

Here is the solution using the performance_schema in MySQL 5.6 :

SELECT
host,
SUM(essbben.count_star) AS total_statements,
format_time(SUM(essbben.sum_timer_wait)) AS total_latency,
format_time(SUM(essbben.sum_timer_wait) / SUM(count_star))
AS avg_latency
FROM
performance_schema.events_statements_summary_by_host_by_event_name essbben
GROUP BY
host
ORDER BY
SUM(sum_timer_wait) DESC;

Here is the result :

+---------------+------------------+---------------+-------------+
| host          | total_statements | total_latency | avg_latency | …
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