1.5.1 MySQL Enterprise Monitor Agent Basic Architecture

The MySQL Enterprise Monitor Agent core architecture provides the basic chassis on which the other components operate. The main purpose of the core architecture is to support the connectivity to the MySQL server being monitored, and the communication ability with the MySQL Enterprise Service Manager to collect and send collected information, and receive configuration and other information from MySQL Enterprise Service Manager.

The Agent also performs a number of key operations while collecting information from the hosts and MySQL servers that it is monitoring. In particular, the core Agent: