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Having worked with MS SQL for many years and found ola.hallengren scripts incredibly useful - I find my self in a MySQL environment.

Is there a MySQL alternative to ola.hallengren? - Perhaps someone has created a batch of scripts to show worst performing queries, re-indexing jobs etc that is popular in the area of Database optimisation, maintenance etc.

I've reviewed Optimize a MySQL Database using MySQL Workbench - Although useful, doesn't quite give me the flexibility of what I need - that Ola answers with there scripts.

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You might like to visit https://github.com/shlomi-noach/awesome-mysql which is a list of recommended community tools for MySQL.

Specifically the kind of tools you want may be:

  • common_schema - DBA's framework for MySQL, providing a function library, views library and QueryScript interpreter.
  • sys - A collection of views, functions and procedures to help MySQL administrators get insight in to MySQL Database usage.
  • Percona Toolkit - a collection of advanced command-line tools to perform a variety of MySQL server and system tasks that are too difficult or complex to perform manually.
  • openark kit - a set of utilities that solve everyday maintenance tasks, which may be complicated or time consuming to do by hand, written in Python.
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  • Great thanks Bill. Earlier, I found dbForge Studio - which looks like a more 'together' IDE for MySQL (Compared to Workbench). Not free but looks great and similar to MS Management Studio. I'll go through your links - super helpful, thanks again.
    – Adam
    Mar 9, 2021 at 16:09

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