The Blog

Monitoring database performance with PRTG


PRTG is a fairly robust monitoring platform with good API support. It is lacking for out of the box performance monitoring of you databases. Sure it can tell you how long it took to respond to a simple SQL query, but to actually collect performance metrics… you have to do some leg work and create custom SQL queries. Below are links to getting those performance metrics from postgresql and mysql databases via PRTG…

https://kb.paessler.com/en/topic/71779-how-can-i-monitor-mysql-performance-via-mysqlv2-sensor

https://kb.paessler.com/en/topic/71893-how-do-a-monitor-postgresql-database-performance

Leave a comment