As promised, I’ve created some improved software for monitoring MySQL via Cacti. I began using the de facto MySQL Cacti templates a while ago, but found some things I needed to improve about them. As time passed, I rewrote everything from scratch. The resulting templates are much improved.
You can grab the templates by browsing the source repository on the project’s homepage.
In no particular order, here are some things I improved:
- Standard polling interval and graph size by default.
- Full captions on every graph; you don’t have to guess at how big the values are. Each graph has current, max, and