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How is PMM2 gathering information on table size?
Apologies if my terminology is a bit incorrect, I'm not coming from a DBA background. I'm curious how PMM2 is getting metrics on Table size (I'm specifically looking at the "MySQL Table Details" default dashboard), since we were looking at creating reports and alerts on the data.
The reasoning for the question: Currently we are getting this data by running an "analyze table" which is apparently so slow and taxing on the db servers that we have to wait until off hours on a weekend to do it (so only 1 datapoint per week). So, if PMM is able to accomplish this more efficiently, or more frequently, it might be desirable to switch to that method and use the built-in Grafana/Prometheus to do the reporting/alerting.