Is there a way to analyze indexes on MySQL?
The indexes themselves cannot be analyzed, but we can use the EXPLAIN functionality to analyze a the INDEX usage of a query. The EXPLAIN syntax is detailed at http://dev.mysql.com/doc/mysql/en/EXPLAIN.html.
Dig Deeper on Linux servers
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.