Check Startup time and Uptime of MySQL

Check the Startup time and Uptime of MySQL

Check the last startup time of MySQL

SELECT DATE_SUB(now(), INTERVAL variable_value SECOND) "LAST STARTUP" from performance_schema.global_status where variable_name='Uptime';

| LAST STARTUP               |
| 2019-06-13 12:39:31.000000 |
1 row in set (0.00 sec)

Check the uptime of MySQL

mysql> select TIME_FORMAT(SEC_TO_TIME(VARIABLE_VALUE ),'%Hh %im') as Uptime from
performance_schema.global_status where VARIABLE_NAME='Uptime';

| Uptime  |
| 43h 46m |
1 row in set (0.00 sec)

Uptime in Seconds
Note: The uptime is in seconds.


| Variable_name | Value  |
| Uptime        | 157840 |
1 row in set (0.00 sec)

Check more detail about MySQL including uptime, character-set, port number

mysql> \s

C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 8.0\bin\mysql.exe  Ver 8.0.16 for Win64 on x
86_64 (MySQL Community Server - GPL)

Connection id:          36
Current database:
Current user:           root@localhost
SSL:                    Cipher in use is DHE-RSA-AES128-GCM-SHA256
Using delimiter:        ;
Server version:         8.0.16 MySQL Community Server - GPL
Protocol version:       10
Connection:             localhost via TCP/IP
Server characterset:    utf8mb4
Db     characterset:    utf8mb4
Client characterset:    cp850
Conn.  characterset:    cp850
TCP port:               3306
Uptime:                 1 day 19 hours 45 min 4 sec

Threads: 4  Questions: 1449  Slow queries: 0  Opens: 348  Flush tables: 3  Open
tables: 249  Queries per second avg: 0.009

Check the uptime from Workbench
Login with Workbench and go to adminstrator tab –> Server Status –> Running since will show uptime and start time

Running Status


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