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Sun Microsystems has added a query analysis tool to MySQL, but for paying customers only. The Fall '08 upgrade for Sun's subscription-based MySQL Enterprise service includes Query Analyzer, a closed-source tool designed to improve the speed of mySQL database applications. Query Analyzer monitors query performance to help spot …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Alien

    Finally we might make some money on this deal

    Maybe the SEC should require companies to publish ROI on acquisitions vs.

    just write them off after the companies marketcap cannot justify the goodwill

    K Magnes

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Boffin

    Query Analyzer

    Didn't there used to be a tool called 'Query Analyzer' that was basically a query browsing and admin type tool? This was before Sun bought MySQL, mind, but still - hasn't that name been used?

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Joke

    @AC, 2139

    I believe a small American cowboy outfit used the name for a glorified text editor once.

  4. Simon Ward
    Boffin

    Re: Query Analyzer

    "Didn't there used to be a tool called 'Query Analyzer' that was basically a query browsing and admin type tool?"

    There's the Query Browser and MySQL Administrator - both of which are freely downloadable as the 'MySQL GUI tools' as well as being in the package repositories for various flavours of Linux. Not sure if the Browser does 'proper' query analysis though, since I very rarely use it on account of the fact that it's seemingly more unstable than Administrator.

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Query analyser

    There's a "MySQL Query Browser" in the Ubuntu repos that is good but crashes a lot.

  6. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    @AC 21:39

    You are probably thinking of the MySQL Query Browser(?)

  7. Jon
    Boffin

    Explain?

    What's wrong with the output of EXPLAIN?

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