Both administrators and ordinary users can benefit from monitoring the server and obtaining information about its general configuration and behavior. The Status, Variables, and Processes menu tabs can be used to get information about the MySQL server, or to act upon specific processes.
Verifying server status
The server status statistics reflect the MySQL server's total activity, including (but not limited to) the activity generated by queries sent from phpMyAdmin.
Clicking on the Status menu tab 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 ...