3.5.2 How Can I Find What MySQL Servers Are Running?

3.5.2.1 Objectives
3.5.2.2 Example Execution
3.5.2.3 Discussion
3.5.2.4 Permissions Required
3.5.2.5 Tips and Tricks

One of the challenges for a database administrator or database developer when working with a development server that has multiple instances of MySQL running is knowing exactly how many are running.

In some cases, this may have come about by accident but mostly having multiple instances of MySQL running is intentional. Whichever the case, it would be nice to be able to use a single command to find all of the MySQL processes.