The Status, Variables, and Processes menu tabs are available to get information about the MySQL server, or to act upon specific processes.
These statistics reflect the MySQL server's total activity, including (but not limited to) the activity generated by queries sent from phpMyAdmin.
Clicking the Status link produces runtime information about the server. The page has several sections. First, we get information about the elapsed running time and the startup time. Then we get the total and average values, for traffic and connections (where the ø means average).
Next, the statistics ...