I’m active on multiple platforms (mail, slack, forums, …) and often, when people are looking for help, the first 5 or 10 questions are always the same:
- which version of MySQL are you running ?
- which OS ?
- is it in the cloud ?
- which provider ?
- are you using replication ?
- GTIDs ?
I’ve added to MySQL Shell Plugin repository and plugin called support which provides an output that user can share when looking for MySQL help.
Usually, I’m focusing only in MySQL 8.0, but this plugin works with older versions too (don’t try MySQL 3.23…. it should be compatible from 5.6).
Let’s see an output if I run it locally:
[fred@fedora ~] $ mysqlsh root@localhost -e "support.fetchInfo()" …[Read more]