How to Monitor Your Database
Presentation at PHPTEK 2018 on May 31, 2018
Quick: what does your application really do to the database? Maybe you’re not really sure, but you might have some ideas. You’ll find when you measure and learn the truth, it will surprise you. Mental models of application/database interactions are almost always wrong, for the same reasons you rarely write bug-free code in general.
This talk is about how you can monitor your database so you can learn what it’s really doing. When you can do this, you’ll become a much better engineer, not only building better systems but also making your team members heroes too. Here’s what you’ll learn: