MySQL User-Space Markers

Newer versions of MySQL include support for SystemTap user-space markers. The MySQL user-space markers are enabled in Fedora 15. The markers allow SystemTap to probe various MySQL events including the start of a query, the completion of a query and lock operations. You can list the available probe points with the following command:

Using MySQL User-Space Markers

To use the MySQL user-space markers on Fedora you will need:

Examples and Demonstrations of Markers

Some short SystemTap example scripts for MySQL:

There are also a number of MySQL SystemTap probing examples in


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