On 27 Jan 2010, at 15:11, Miguel Araújo wrote:
> I want to measure replication speed for a great number of replicas. By that I mean
> how soon an event arrives at the slave after being logger to the master's binary log.
> So, I've started developing an application to read the replication logs in order to
> compare them (compare by time, the log position on the master node with the log position
> on the slave's). My first approach was to use the mysqlbinlog to get the log position, in
> the 'Master_Log_File'. But in the slave's the last position that the SQL thread has read
> and executed is the 'Relay_Log_Pos', right?
> I have to read the slave's relay log, in order to get the last position on the
> Master's log executed? And compare with the master's log?
Replication can be extremely fast - I don't know if MySQL logs store timestamps with
better than 1 sec accuracy. Anyway, I was reminded of this old article which you may find
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